African Plant Database


Crotalaria pallidicaulis Harms
Family : FABACEAE
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 54: 382 (1917)
Information on the genus : Crotalaria
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Crotalaria athroophylla I. Verd. (1927)
=Crotalaria multicolor Merxm. (1951)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub 1-3(-4) m tall with glabrescent branches; bark streaky, peeling; leaves also clustered on short axillary shoots, long-petioled; stipules absent; racemes laxly many-flower; flowers large, standard marked reddish; pod oblong-clavate, stiped.
Ecology : Deciduous, dry woodland, incl. Brachystegia associations, bushland, secondary scrub, often in rocky places and around termite mounds; waste land; 750-1620 m alt.
  Very variable in shape of leaflets (base for varieties).
  Botswana.
  Closely related ro C. monteiroi , and can be confused with C. monteiroi var. galpinii in S distribution area.
 
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 64343
 
Record n°64343
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