Crotalaria collina Polhill

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Crotalaria collina

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Nyawari, Nyanga

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Status: Native
Description:
Bushy perennial up to 1 m. Young branches densely covered in longish hairs. Leaves 3-foliolate with elliptic-obovate leaflets, appressed hairy beneath. Flowers in dense, many-flowered racemes, bright yellow. Pods ellipsoid 1-1.6 cm, densely covered in longish hairs.
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Derivation of specific name: collina: of the hills, growing on hills
Habitat: In grassland and along forest edges, often on rocky hillsides, occasionally in woodland and along roadsides.
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Worldwide distribution: Zimbabwe and adjacent parts of Mozambique
Mozambique distribution: MS
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Content last updated: Wednesday 14 April 2010
Literature:

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) Page 134.

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 94.

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Flora of Zimbabwe: Crotalaria collina

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Crotalaria collina
African Plant Database: Crotalaria collina
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Crotalaria collina
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Crotalaria collina
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Crotalaria collina.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=127670, retrieved 19 August 2019

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