Details of record no: 94560

Crotalaria sphaerocarpa Perr. ex DC.
subsp. sphaerocarpa

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Record details:

Date: 09 Feb 1988
Recorder(s):GL Maggs
Collector(s):GL Maggs
168
Determiner(s):GL Maggs
Confirmer(s):
Herbarium:WIND
Habitat:
Location: Caprivi: Nsundwa?: S. of Schuckmannsberg:- marshy plain along river.
Location code(s):
Outing code:
Planted code: Not planted
Country: Namibia (Caprivi Strip)
Quarter Degree Square: 1724D2
Grid reference:
FZ Division:
Altitude (metres): 0
Notes: Herb; Notes: Annual herb, 30 cm when in flower. Stem erect, slender, terete, green to brown-tinted 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 prominent midrib, adaxially glabrous. Flowers in axillary racemes, small, cm in length, slightly pendulous. Petals dull yellow to apricot. Sepals minute, dull green, densely pubescent, persistent. Fruit: a pod, short, ovoid, 7 x 3 mm, densely pubescent, style apically persistent. Seeds reniform.
Latitude, Longitude: -17.625000, 24.875000
Location Accuracy Code: 4

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Mozambique: Individual record no: 94560: Crotalaria sphaerocarpa.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species-record.php?record_id=94560, retrieved 22 October 2021

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