African Plant Database

Crotalaria bamendae Hepper
Protologue : Kew Bull. 1956, 119 (1956)
Information on the genus : Crotalaria
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrubby herb or subshrub 30-60(-90) cm tall with densely pubescent branches; flowers very small (8-5 mm long) numerous in dense subsessile heads; pod c. 5 mm long, 2-4-seeded.
Ecology : Grassland at roadside; montane and wet grassland; 1800-2500 m alt.; seems rare.
  According to M. Cheek & al., Pl. Mt. Oku…: 63-64, 2000, plants from Angola seem different from the Nigeria-Cameroon border area, and merit perhaps subspecific distinction. - Vulnerable to threats - [see more in the book]
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see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 64126
Record n°64126
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