African Plant Database

Crotalaria caudata Welw. ex Baker
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 2: 18 (1871)
Information on the genus : Crotalaria
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Crotalaria harmsiana Taub.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect or decumbent short-lived much-branched, virgate perennial herb sometimes shrubby, to 0,7-1,7 m tall; branches densely leafy, hirsute to pilose;
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Ecology : Upland grassland, forest margins, descending into Brachystegia woodland on riversides, marshy places; 1050-1800 m alt. (E. Africa); also evergreen forest and grassland associations near swamps, rivers, dambos, disturbed places etc...
  Variable species: size of leaflets, type of indumentum, size of flowers and pods.
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carte afrique num 64151
Record n°64151
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