1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Crotalaria L.
      1. Crotalaria agatiflora Schweinf. ex L.Höhn.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Kenya to N. Tanzania. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders, has environmental uses and as animal food and a poison.

    [UPB]

    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Distribution
    Cultivated in Colombia.
    Ecology
    Alt. 2600 - 2820 m.
    [CPLC]

    Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

    Distribution
    Cultivada en Colombia; Alt. 2600 - 2820 m.; Andes.
    Habit
    Arbusto
    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Ecology
    Africa: Afromontane grassland, Montane wooded grassland, Afromontane(upland) bushland and thicket., Cultivated
    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Herb/Shrub/Tree
    Vernacular
    Canary Bird Bush, Canary-Bird Bush, Pajarito
    [UPB]
    Animal Food
    Eaten by animals (State of the World's Plants 2016).
    Environmental
    Environmental uses (State of the World's Plants 2016).
    Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
    Medicinal (State of the World's Plants 2016).
    Poisons
    Poisons (State of the World's Plants 2016).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Kenya, Tanzania

    Introduced into:

    Cape Provinces, Colombia, Ecuador, India, KwaZulu-Natal, New South Wales, New Zealand South, Norfolk Is., Northern Provinces, Queensland, Victoria, Western Australia

    Crotalaria agatiflora Schweinf. ex L.Höhn. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Oct 1, 1964 Greenway, P.J. [8468], Kenya K000058265
    Oct 1, 1964 Napier, E.R. [130], Kenya K000058252
    Jan 1, 1956 Bally, P.R.O. [8260], Kenya K000058263
    Hughes, J. [259], Tanzania 16409.000
    Gilbert, M.G. [6368], Kenya K000058264
    Glover, P.E. [2511], Kenya K000058262
    Perdue, R.E. [8208], Kenya K000058251
    Ng'weno, F. [219], Kenya K000058253

    First published in Rudolph-Stephanie-See, App.: 13 (1892)

    Accepted by

    • Lepschi, B. & Monro, A. (Project Coordinators) (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria. http://www.anbg.gov.au/chah/apc/index.html.
    • Fischer, E., Rembold, K., Althof, A. & Obholzer, J. (2010). Annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Kakamega forest, Western province, Kenya Journal of East African Natural History 99: 129-226.
    • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
    • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánes, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador: 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • Orchard, A.E. (ed.) (1994). Oceanic Islands 1 Flora of Australia 49: 1-681. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Webb, C.J., Sykes, W.R. & Garnock-Jones, P.J. (1988). Flora of New Zealand 4: 1-1365. Botany division, D.S.I.R., Christchurch.

    Literature

    Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
    • Survey of Economic Plants for Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (SEPASAL) http://apps.kew.org/sepasalweb/sepaweb in The State of the World’s Plants Report–2016. (2016). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew https://stateoftheworldsplants.org/2016/
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Lepschi, B. & Monro, A. (Project Coordinators) (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria. http://www.anbg.gov.au/chah/apc/index.html.
    • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánes, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador: 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • Orchard, A.E. (ed.) (1994). Oceanic Islands 1 Flora of Australia 49: 1-681. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Webb, C.J., Sykes, W.R. & Garnock-Jones, P.J. (1988). Flora of New Zealand 4: 1-1365. Botany division, D.S.I.R., Christchurch.
    International Legume Database and Information Service
    • Webb, C. J. et al. (1988). Flora of New Zealand Vol IV
    • Horn, P. E. & Hill, G. D. (1987). What Legume is That?
    • Bernal Malagon, H. Y. (1986). Flora de Colombia 4:1-118 Crotalaria
    • Lock, J. M. (1985). Specimen in Herb. Kew
    • Polhill, R. M. (1982). A. A. Balkema, Rotterdam 389pp Crotalaria in Africa & Madagasca
    • Bailey, L. H. & Bailey, E. Z. (1976). Hortus Third. New York: Macmillan

    Sources

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    International Legume Database and Information Service
    International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
    ColPlantA database
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0