African Plant Database


Crotalaria rhodesiae Baker f.
Family : FABACEAE
Information on the genus : Crotalaria
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Crotalaria natalitia var. procumbens Baker f.
=Crotalaria natalitia var. pseudo-rhodesiae Merxm.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Prostrate perennial herb with many well-branched hairy radiating angular stems to 60 cm long; leaves well spaced; stipules ± falcate, long; racemes lax, few-flowered; flowers fairly large.
Ecology : In a variety of plateau and upland grassland, woodland and bushland, often on sand, also roadsides and disturbed places; sometimes in local seepage areas; 900-1900 m alt.
  S. Africa (Transvaal).

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 2: 381 (1927).
 
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
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Record n°64069
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