African Plant Database

Crotalaria filicaulis Welw. ex Baker
Information on the genus : Crotalaria
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Crotalaria filicaulis Welw. ex Baker var. filicaulis
Taxon infra-specific
Crotalaria filicaulis var. grandiflora Polhill
Crotalaria filicaulis Welw. ex Baker var. filicaulis
Crotalaria filicaulis var. decaulescens (Robyns ex R. Wilczek) Polhill
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect annual herb 20-130 cm tall, with slender stem and often numerous ascending branches and shorter flowering branches above; plant densely silvery hairy, to subglabrous; stipules absent;
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Ecology : Brachystegia woodland, usually on sandy soils; savanna scrub; poor pastures "where the natives construct their camp"(Welwitsch 1982, Angola: Huilla); also roadsides, cultivated ground; 500-1800 m alt.
  Variable in indumentum and in size of flowers and bracts.
  Comprises 3 vars. [see more in the book]
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carte afrique num 176846
Record n°176846
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