African Plant Database

Crotalaria damarensis Engl.
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 10: 27 (1889) 
Information on the genus : Crotalaria
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Crotalaria fleckii Schinz (1900)
=Crotalaria marlothii Engl. (1889)
=Crotalaria lindneri Schinz (1907)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual or short-lived perennial pubescent herb with erect leading shoot to 80 cm tall; lower branches often long decumbent; stipules 3-4-partite.
Ecology : Semi-arid-subdesert areas in sandy and stony places, along rivers, on roadsides, dunes; 300-900 m alt.
  Namibia, Botswana, S. Africa.
  Closely related to C. podocarpa but distinguished by the devided stipules. Introgressions between them suspected.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 2: 382 (1927).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 63987
Record n°63987
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