Crotalaria filicaulis Welw. ex Baker
var. filicaulis

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Crotalaria filicaulis var. filicaulis

Photo: Petra Ballings
Val D'Or

Crotalaria filicaulis var. filicaulis

Photo: Petra Ballings
Val D'Or

Crotalaria filicaulis var. filicaulis

Photo: Petra Ballings
Val D'Or

Crotalaria filicaulis var. filicaulis

Photo: Petra Ballings
Val D'Or

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Frequency: Frequent
Status: Native
Description:
Erect, wiry annual, often with many ascending branches, 20-120 cm. Leaves 3-foliolate, sometimes 1-foliolate near the top of the stems; leaflets linear-oblanceolate with silvery appressed hairs beneath. Flowers yellow, marked red near the base, mostly in terminal, laxly-flowered racemes; standard broadly obovate, emarginate. Pods sessile, c. 5 × 4 mm, ovoid-spherical, finely velvety.
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Habitat: In sandy or gravelly soils in miombo woodland.
Altitude range: (metres) 400 - 1750 m
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E
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Images last updated: Sunday 4 June 2006
Literature:

Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 217. as Crotalaria filicaulis

Martins, E.S. et al. (2003). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(7) Pages 208 - 210. (Includes a picture).


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African Plant Database: Crotalaria filicaulis
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Crotalaria filicaulis
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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Crotalaria filicaulis
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Crotalaria filicaulis
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Crotalaria filicaulis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Crotalaria filicaulis
Ispot Southern Africa : Crotalaria filicaulis
JSTOR Plant Science: Crotalaria filicaulis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Crotalaria filicaulis
Tropicos: Crotalaria filicaulis
West African Plants database: Crotalaria filicaulis


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Crotalaria filicaulis var. filicaulis.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=127750, retrieved 27 July 2016

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