African Plant Database


Crotalaria lachnocarpoides Engl.
Family : FABACEAE
Protologue : Abh. Königl. Akad. Wiss. Berlin 246 (1892)
Information on the genus : Crotalaria
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Bushy, ± woody perennial herb or small shrub, densely long spreading-hairy, to 0,5-2(-2,7) m tall; racemes lax-dense, few-flowered; flowers large; standard often tinged reddish outside, fading orange-red; pod shaggy.
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Ecology : Upland (secondary) grassland, often with scattered trees or shrubs; Brachystegia, Uapaca woodland, riverbanks, dambos, disturbed places; edges of upland rain-forest; upland evergreen bushland; 780-3000 m alt. (-1850 m in Fl. Zambes. area).

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 Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
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