1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Crotalaria L.
      1. Crotalaria huillensis Taub.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Angola.

    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Ecology
    Africa: Zambezian woodland
    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Herb
    [FZ]

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

    Habit
    Erect virgate or well-branched perennial herb or small shrub up to 1 m tall; branches densely appressed to spreading pubescent.
    Leaves
    Leaves 3-foliolate; leaflets 1–3.5 × 0.4–1.3 cm, oblanceolate to oblong-elliptic or obovate, rounded to slightly emarginate, appressed pubescent beneath to pilose on both surfaces; petioles 1.5–10 mm long; stipules up to 2 mm long, subulate to triangular, recurved.
    Inflorescences
    Racemes usually with a number of laxly to rather closely arranged flowers; bracts usually less than 2 mm long (longer in var. cacondensis), linear to linear-lanceolate; bracteoles on the pedicel, minute.
    Calyx
    Calyx 4–6 mm long, subglabrous to pubescent; lobes longer than the tube, narrowly triangular.
    Corolla
    Standard broadly elliptic, yellow, glabrous or with a few hairs near the apex outside; wings a little shorter than the keel; keel 6–8 mm long, strongly rounded, crested behind the short beak.
    Fruits
    Pod 7–9 mm long, shortly stipitate, subglobose to subcylindrical, densely pilose, 2–6-seeded.
    Seeds
    Mature seeds not seen.

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    Distribution

    Crotalaria huillensis Taub. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1958 Welwitsch [1973], Angola K000227481 isotype
    Jan 1, 1919 illegible [2316], India Crotalaria ramosissima K000591022

    First published in H.G.A.Engler (ed.), Pflanzenw. Ost-Afrikas, C: 205 (1895)

    Accepted by

    • Pope, G.V., Polhill, R.N. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2003). Flora Zambesiaca 3(7): 1-274. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    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.
    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