African Plant Database

Crotalaria leprieurii Guill. & Perr.
Protologue : Fl. Seneg. Tent. 1: 162 (1832)
Information on the genus : Crotalaria
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Crotalaria linearifolia De Wild. (1906)
=Crotalaria vogelii Benth. (1843)
=Crotalaria parsonsii Baker f. (1913)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect annual hairy herb with ascending branches, 0,2-1,2 m tall; leaves 1-foliolate, ± linear; racemes laxly few-many-flowered; calyx nerved purple, standard veined red-brown.
Ecology : Savanna, wooded grassland, deciduous woodland, bushland, often in dry stony soil, rocky places, sand, pans; also ruderal, fallow land; 800-1200 m alt.
  Variable in size of flowers and pods, with respect to growth conditions and growing season.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
carte afrique num 64284
Record n°64284
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