African Plant Database

Crotalaria insignis Polhill
Information on the genus : Crotalaria
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub with virgate, densely pubescent branches, 1,5-3 m tall; leaflets narrow; racemes lax, few-flowered; flowers large, turning bronze, keel c. 2,5 cm long, with an upwardly directed beak; pod oblong-clavate with long stipe; seeds unknown.
Ecology : Forest margins, streamsides, secondary scrub; 1050-1800 m alt.
  Very distinctive species forming a link between the C. capensis and C. laburnifolia groups.
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 64243
Record n°64243
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