African Plant Database

Crotalaria passerinoides Taub.
Protologue : Engl. Pflanzenw. Ost -Afr. C 204 (1895)
Information on the genus : Crotalaria
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect appressed pubescent herb 20-70 cm tall; if branched, only from base or only above; leaves 1-foliolate, linear; stipules absent; racemes short, ± densely many-flowered, with other flowers in axils below; flowers small, standard later lined red;
Ecology : Swampy and marshy depressions in Brachystegia woodland; wet grassland; 1100-1750 m alt.
  Variable in type of indumentum and in shape of leaflets.
  Similar to C. ringoetii but stems more leafy and branches more crowded.
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
carte afrique num 64347
Record n°64347
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