Crotalaria rogersii Baker f.

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Crotalaria rogersii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Greystone Park Nature Reserve, Harare

Crotalaria rogersii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Greystone Park Nature Reserve, Harare

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Common names:
Frequency: Frequent
Status: Native
Erect perennial shrubby herb with many stems; growing up to 2 m, but mostly smaller.
Notes: Similar to Crotalaria pallida which lacks the typical purple flush in the flowers and has different pods.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: A species of disturbed places in woodland and savanna, also in damp areas near dams rivers and vleis. Often persisting on cultivated ground.
Altitude range: (metres) 600 - 1700 m
Flowering time:Aug - Nov
Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N,C,S
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Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Tuesday 21 March 2006

Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 218.


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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 rogersii., retrieved 28 May 2016

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