African Plant Database


Crotalaria ledermannii Baker f.
Family : FABACEAE
Information on the genus : Crotalaria
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect well-branched annual or short-lived perennial herb 20-70 cm tall, with dense appressed-spreading hairs; stipules absent; leaflets narrow; inflorescences short, ending in a head of small flowers; standard veined reddish; pod 2-seeded.
Ecology : Montane grassland, forest edges; Eucalyptus plantation (SE Nigeria); 1200-2200 m alt.
  Only species in the genus with larger and small anthers spinulose. Red Data listed in SE Nigeria (Chapman & Chapman, Forests of Taraba & Adamawa States: c 25, 2001); natural habitat not well characterized, more study needed; fide M. Cheek & al., Pl. Mt
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
 
Map
carte afrique num 64282
 
Record n°64282
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