Crotalaria capensis Jacq.

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Synonyms: Crotalaria ceciliae I. Verd.
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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: capensis: of the Cape
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Worldwide distribution:
Mozambique distribution: Z,MS,GI,M
Growth form(s): Perennial, shrub over 2 m.
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Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 289. (Includes a picture).

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

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 244.

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 46.

Martins, E.S. et al. (2003). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(7) Page 93.

Other sources of information about Crotalaria capensis:

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Flora of Malawi: Crotalaria capensis
Flora of Zimbabwe: Crotalaria capensis

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Crotalaria capensis., retrieved 18 May 2024

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