African Plant Database


Crotalaria lachnocarpoides Engl.
Family : FABACEAE
Protologue : Abh. Königl. Akad. Wiss. Berlin 246 (1892)
Information on the genus : Crotalaria
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Bushy, ± woody perennial herb or small shrub, densely long spreading-hairy, to 0,5-2(-2,7) m tall; racemes lax-dense, few-flowered; flowers large; standard often tinged reddish outside, fading orange-red; pod shaggy.
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Ecology : Upland (secondary) grassland, often with scattered trees or shrubs; Brachystegia, Uapaca woodland, riverbanks, dambos, disturbed places; edges of upland rain-forest; upland evergreen bushland; 780-3000 m alt. (-1850 m in Fl. Zambes. area).

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
 
More info on :
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 64271
 
Record n°64271
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