Crotalaria spinosa Hochst. ex Benth.

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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: spinosa: spiny
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N,E
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Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 218.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 47.

Martins, E.S. et al. (2003). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(7) Pages 186 - 187.

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Crotalaria spinosa
Flora of Zambia: Crotalaria spinosa

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Crotalaria spinosa
African Plant Database: Crotalaria spinosa
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Crotalaria spinosa
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Crotalaria spinosa
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Crotalaria spinosa
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iNaturalist: Crotalaria spinosa
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Crotalaria spinosa
JSTOR Plant Science: Crotalaria spinosa
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Crotalaria spinosa
Plants of the World Online: Crotalaria spinosa
Tropicos: Crotalaria spinosa
Wikipedia: Crotalaria spinosa

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Crotalaria spinosa., retrieved 26 February 2024

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