Details of record no: 93978

Crotalaria sphaerocarpa Perr. ex DC.
subsp. sphaerocarpa

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Record details:

Date: 12 Feb 1988
Recorder(s):GL Maggs
Collector(s):GL Maggs
228
Determiner(s):GL Maggs
Confirmer(s):
Herbarium:WIND
Habitat:
Location: Caprivi: Forestry Reserve, west of Katima Mulilo.
Location code(s):
Outing code:
Planted code: Not planted
Country: Namibia (Caprivi Strip)
Quarter Degree Square: 1724C2
Grid reference:
FZ Division:
Altitude (metres): 0
Notes: Herb; Notes: Annual herb, 30 cm when in flower. Stem erect, slender, green to brown, terete with dense white, short, adpressed indumentum, tends to branch rigidly near apex to form bushy herb. Leaves alternate, trifoliolate; stipules paired, minute, 2 mm long linear; petiole 1, 5 cm long, slender but fairly rigid supporting leaf in acute position; pinna narrowly ovate to lanceolate, apex minutely apiculate, base rounded, margin entire, up to 30 x 4 mm, dull green, (median pinna slightly larger than lateral pair) abaxially sparsely pubescent with prominant midrib, adaxially glabrous. Flowers in axillary racemes, small, cm in length, slightly pendulous. Petals dull yellow to apricot. Sepals minute, dull green, densley pubescent, persistent. Fruit: a pod, short, ovoid 7 x 3 mm, densly pubescent, style apically persistent. Seeds reniform.
Latitude, Longitude: -17.625000, 24.375000
Location Accuracy Code: 5

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Caprivi: Individual record no: 93978: Crotalaria sphaerocarpa.
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/species-record.php?record_id=93978, retrieved 16 August 2022

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