African Plant Database

Crotalaria pallidicaulis Harms
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 54: 382 (1917)
Information on the genus : Crotalaria
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).
  Closely related ro C. monteiroi , and can be confused with C. monteiroi var. galpinii in S distribution area.
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