1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Crotalaria L.
      1. Crotalaria jerokoensis Baker f.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is N. Kenya.

    [FTEA]

    Leguminosae, J. B. Gillett, R. M. Polhill & B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1971

    Habit
    Erect subshrub, 5–10 dm. tall, well branched.
    Branches
    Branches terete, pubescent.
    Leaves
    Leaves 3-foliolate; leaflets elliptic-obovate to obovate, up to 10–15 mm. long and 7–8 mm. wide, glabrous above, appressed pubescent with rather long hairs beneath; petiole up to 10–22 mm. long.
    Stipules
    Stipules linear, small.
    Inflorescences
    Racemes pedunculate, lax, ± 15–20 cm. long, many-flowered; bracts linear, 1–2 mm. long; bracteoles inserted at the base of the calyx, linear, ± 1 mm. long.
    Calyx
    Calyx ± 3 mm. long, sparsely appressed pubescent; upper lobes acuminate-triangular, ± as long as the tube or shorter.
    Corolla
    Standard suborbicular-obovate, yellow, finely brownish veined, glabrous outside; wings shorter than the keel; keel angled in the lower half, with a rather long almost straight untwisted beak, ± 10 mm. long.
    Ovary
    Ovary rather long stipitate, oblong-obovoid, pilose above.
    Fruits
    Pod and seeds unknown.
    Habitat
    Uncertain; 550 m.
    Distribution
    K1 known only from the type
    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Insufficiently known
    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Herb/Shrub

    Distribution

    Crotalaria jerokoensis Baker f. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 42: 384 (1914)

    Accepted by

    • 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
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Bak. f. in Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 42: 384 (1914).

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/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