African Plant Database

Crotalaria glaucifolia Baker
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 2: 38 (1871)
Information on the genus : Crotalaria
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Crotalaria longifoliolata De Wild. (1904)
=Crotalaria lotononis Welw. ex Baker (1871)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect annual herb laxly branched 35-85 cm tall; stem ± flexuous, ± glabrous to pubescent; leaflets narrow, pointed, 5-15 x 1,5-5 cm; racemes laxly few-many-flowered;
Ecology : Grassland, deciduous Brachystegia woodland, often in grassy places around rock outcrops, by roads and dambos on sandy soils; 700-2100 m alt.; sandy wooded meadows, damp sandy places, sparingly (Angola); scrub, open forst, roadsides (Zaire).
  Uganda ? (doubtful record by Maitland, "Buganda" (fide Polhill, Crotalaria Afr. & Madag.: 133, 1982).
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see under Flora of Mozambique
carte afrique num 64221
Record n°64221
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