African Plant Database


Crotalaria caudata Welw. ex Baker
Family : FABACEAE
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 2: 18 (1871)
Information on the genus : Crotalaria
 
 
Status
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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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 64151
 
Record n°64151
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