African Plant Database

Crotalaria cylindrostachys Welw. ex Baker
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 2: 15 (1871)
Information on the genus : Crotalaria
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect annual herb 0,3-1,2 m tall, with densely brown-silky stems and numerous ascending branches; leaves 1-folliolate; racemens dense, many-flowered (40-60); calyx becoming deflexed against the pedicel;
Ecology : Woody meadows (Angola); Brachystegia woodland and deciduous bushland, in open sandy soils, sometimes damp, grassland; also persisting on roadsides and cultivated ground; 350-1600 m alt.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 2: 414-415 (1927).
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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