Crotalaria phylicoides Wild

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Crotalaria phylicoides

Photo: Bart Wursten
Summit area of Mt Nhamedimu, Chimanimani Mts.

Crotalaria phylicoides

Photo: Bart Wursten
Summit area of Mt Nhamedimu, Chimanimani Mts.

Crotalaria phylicoides

Photo: Bart Wursten
Slopes of Mt Nhamedimu, Chimanimani Mts.

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Common names:
Status: Native
Shrubby perennial up to 90 cm.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In rocky places in montane quartzite grassland.
Altitude range: 1700 - 2170 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Chimanimani Mts in Zimbabwe and Mozambique
Mozambique distribution: MS
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Near Endemic
Red data list status:
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Content last updated: Monday 8 December 2014

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Wild, H. (1964). The endemic species of the Chimanimani Mountains and their significance Kirkia 4 Pages 140 - 141. Protologue

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

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Crotalaria phylicoides
African Plant Database: Crotalaria phylicoides
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Crotalaria phylicoides
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Wikipedia: Crotalaria phylicoides

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 phylicoides., retrieved 19 May 2024

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