Crotalaria phylicoides Wild

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Crotalaria phylicoides

Photo: Bart Wursten
Bailey's Folly, Chimanimani National Park.

Crotalaria phylicoides

Photo: Bart Wursten
Bailey's Folly, Chimanimani National Park.

Crotalaria phylicoides

Photo: Bart Wursten
Bailey's Folly, Chimanimani National Park.

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Common names:
Status: Native
Shrubby perennial up to 90 cm.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In rocky places in montane quartzite grassland.
Altitude range: (metres) 1700 - 1950 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Chimanimani Mts in Zimbabwe and Mozambique
Zimbabwe distribution: E
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Near Endemic
Red data list status: Lower Risk - near threatened
Insects associated with this species:
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Images last updated: Saturday 2 August 2014

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 294. (Includes a picture).

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

Martins, E.S. et al. (2003). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(7) Pages 115 - 116.

Wild, H. (1964). The endemic species of the Chimanimani Mountains and their significance Kirkia 4 Pages 140 - 141.

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 94.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Crotalaria phylicoides
African Plant Database: Crotalaria phylicoides
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Crotalaria phylicoides
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Crotalaria phylicoides
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Crotalaria phylicoides
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Crotalaria phylicoides
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Crotalaria phylicoides
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Crotalaria phylicoides
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Crotalaria phylicoides
Ispot Southern Africa: Crotalaria phylicoides
JSTOR Plant Science: Crotalaria phylicoides
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Crotalaria phylicoides
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Crotalaria phylicoides
The Plant List (version 1.1): Crotalaria phylicoides
Tropicos: Crotalaria phylicoides

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Crotalaria phylicoides., retrieved 26 May 2019

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