Crotalaria natalitia Meisn.
var. rutshuruensis De Wild.

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Crotalaria natalitia var. rutshuruensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Kaperekeza road, Nyika National Park

Crotalaria natalitia var. rutshuruensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Kaperekeza road, Nyika National Park

Crotalaria natalitia var. rutshuruensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Kaperekeza road, Nyika National Park

Crotalaria natalitia var. rutshuruensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Kaperekeza road, Nyika National Park

Crotalaria natalitia var. rutshuruensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Kaperekeza road, Nyika National Park

Crotalaria natalitia var. rutshuruensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Kaperekeza road, Nyika National Park

Crotalaria natalitia var. rutshuruensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Kaperekeza road, Nyika National Park

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Status: Native
Description:
See var. natalitia for general details. This variety is distinguished by the calyx and upper part of the pedicel being pubescent.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: natalitia: of Natal South Africa, where the type specimen was collected
rutshuruensis of Rutshuru in eastern DRC.
Habitat: In mountainous areas along margins of forest, wooded grassland and along stream sides.
Altitude range: 1200 - 2200 m
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Worldwide distribution: Angola, Eastern DRC, Uganda, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Mozambique distribution: N,Z
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Content last updated: Monday 5 November 2018
Literature:

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 155. As C. natalitia; should likely refer to var. rutshuruensis.

Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 218.

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 47.

Martins, E.S. et al. (2003). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(7) Pages 102 - 103.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 58.

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Flora of Malawi: Crotalaria natalitia var. rutshuruensis
Flora of Zambia: Crotalaria natalitia var. rutshuruensis
Flora of Zimbabwe: Crotalaria natalitia var. rutshuruensis

External websites:

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


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Crotalaria natalitia var. rutshuruensis.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=128050, retrieved 18 November 2018

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