African Plant Database

Crotalaria platysepala Harv.
Protologue : Thes. Cap. 1: 19. t. 29 (1859)
Information on the genus : Crotalaria
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Crotalaria apiculata Schinz (1900)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect and spreading annual herb (0,1-)0,3-1,2 m tall, with subappressed pubescent branches; in adverse conditions (e.g. around Chikwatata Hot Springs, Zimbabwe) dwarfed and rooting at nodes with only short erect shoots;
Ecology : Various woodland (Baikiaea, mopane, Acacia, Terminalia) and grassland associations, on Kalahari sands, sometimes in disturbed places; 350-1050 m alt.
  N Namibia, Caprivi Strip; NW Botswana.
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 64063
Record n°64063
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