African Plant Database

Crotalaria goodiiformis Vatke
Information on the genus : Crotalaria
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Crotalaria saxatilis Vatke (1879) non Zoll.
=*Crotalaria holstii Taub. (1894)
=Crotalaria thomsonii Oliv. (1885)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Bushy shrub or subshrub, sometimes scandent, 1-3(-4,5 ?) m tall; branches slender, pubescent, ± glabrescent; racemes lax, few-flowered, rhachis very slender; flowers yellow or orange with a purple patch.
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Ecology : In a variety of habitats: Acacia-Combretum bushland on rocky hilltops; forest margins and clearings; deciduous woodland; wooded grassland, bushland, streamsides, upland rain-forest, dry evergreen forest (perhaps the original habitat); etc...
  Variable in size of leaflets and pods (small in coastal E Africa).

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 316 (2006).
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Record n°64224
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