African Plant Database


Crotalaria filicaulis Welw. ex Baker
Family : FABACEAE
Information on the genus : Crotalaria
 
 
Status
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;
  see more in the book
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]
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
 
Map
carte afrique num 176846
 
Record n°176846
Feedback about this record