African Plant Database

Crotalaria becquetii R. Wilczek
Information on the genus : Crotalaria
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Crotalaria becquetii R. Wilczek subsp. becquetii
Taxon infra-specific
Crotalaria becquetii R. Wilczek subsp. becquetii
Crotalaria becquetii subsp. turgida Polhill
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Woody erect herb or shrub, much-branched, ± glabrescent, 1,3-3 m tall; stipules absent; flowers large in lax racemes.
Ecology : Margins and clearings of montane rain-forest, bamboo thicket and valley forest; streamsides, disturbed places, secondary associations; 1500-2700 m alt.
  Variable in shape and size of leaflets and pods, and in hairiness and form of the flower keel.
  Comprises 2 subspp.
  Afromontane endemic.
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see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
carte afrique num 176818
Record n°176818
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