Crotalaria flavicarinata Baker f.

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Crotalaria flavicarinata

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Mongu District, Bulozi Plain, sand island of the main channel, between Ndau and Mongu.

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Status: Native
Description:
Erect annual or short-lived shrub, 0.6‒2m tall; branches somewhat angular, ribbed, shortly hairy, glabrescent. Leaves 3-foliolate, leaflets elliptic to oblong-obovate, shortly and often sparsely hairy at least beneath. Racemes lax, 8‒30-flowered; bracts 1‒2 mm long, linear. Pods subsessile (12)16‒22 x 7‒8 mm, puberulous, ultimately glabrescent, up to 10‒16-seeded.
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Derivation of specific name: flavicarinata = yellow keel
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Flowering time:Dec - Feb
Worldwide distribution: FZ distribution: Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Caprivi
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Literature:

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

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 386. (Includes a picture).

Martins, E.S. et al. (2003). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(7) Pages 154 - 155.

Polhill, R.M. (2003). Flora Zambesiaca 3(7) Pages 154 - 155.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 63.

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 211.

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Flora of Botswana: Crotalaria flavicarinata
Flora of Zambia: Crotalaria flavicarinata
Flora of Zimbabwe: Crotalaria flavicarinata

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


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Caprivi: Species information: Crotalaria flavicarinata.
https://www.capriviflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=127760, retrieved 21 February 2018

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