African Plant Database

Crotalaria flavicarinata Baker f.
Information on the genus : Crotalaria
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Crotalaria cataractarum Baker f.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect perennial much-branched herb or short-lived shrub, 0,6-2 m tall, with ± angular, strongly ribbed branches; indumentum of appressed or crisped hairs; racemes lax, few- to many-flowered; flower standard greenish white lined purple.
Ecology : In a variety of deciduous and evergreen woodland and savanna formations: chipya, Baikiaea, Pterocarpus-Burkea, Acacia-Lonchocarpus, etc.; generally on Kalahari sands, also sandy river banks and at edges of riparian forest; 900-1250 m alt.
  Namibia, Caprivi Strip, N Botswana.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 2: 400 (1927).
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see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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Record n°63998
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