1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Crotalaria L.
      1. Crotalaria damarensis Engl.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Tropical & S. Africa.

    [FZ]

    Leguminosae, various authors. Flora Zambesiaca 3:7. 2003

    Habit
    Similar to C.podocarpa, distinguished certainly only by the divided stipules.
    Branches
    Branches usually appressed pubescent.
    Stipules
    Stipules shortly stalked, (2)3–4-partite; segments very shortly stalked, unequal, the proximal one 4–18 mm long, linear-lanceolate to falcate, acuminate, very unequal-sided, the others smaller.
    Inflorescences
    Racemes often 6–12-flowered; bracts up to 4–8 mm long; pedicels 1–2.5 mm long.
    Corolla
    Keel 10.5–14 mm long.
    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Ecology
    Africa: Kalahari-Highveld regional transition zone; grassland., Zambezian grassland, Karroo-Namib grasslands
    Habit
    Annual, Not climbing, Herb

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Botswana, Cape Provinces, Mozambique, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Zambia, Zimbabwe

    Crotalaria damarensis Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Marloth, R. [1310], Namibia K000227325

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 10: 27 (1888)

    Accepted by

    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Pope, G.V., Polhill, R.N. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2003). Flora Zambesiaca 3(7): 1-274. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Pope, G.V., Polhill, R.N. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2003). Flora Zambesiaca 3(7): 1-274. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    International Legume Database and Information Service
    • Polhill, R. M. (1982). A. A. Balkema, Rotterdam 389pp Crotalaria in Africa & Madagasca

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
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    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