African Plant Database

Crotalaria barnabassii Dinter ex Baker f.
Information on the genus : Crotalaria
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Crotalaria mossamedesiana Baker f.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual erect herb, laxly branched, sparsely appressed puberulous, (0,3-)1-2 m tall.
Ecology : Deciduous bushland along rivers (in the drainage basins of the major rivers); newly disturbed ground by roads and fields; 200-1050 m alt.
  Namibia, Botswana, S. Africa.
  Closely related ro C. ulbrichiana with a similar geographic range. C. pentaphylla Bak. f. is perhaps a synonym.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 2: 393 (1927).
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Record n°63969
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