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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is NE. Mozambique.

    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Insufficiently known
    Habit
    Annual, Not climbing, Herb
    [FZ]

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

    Habit
    Annual, with weak slender thinly appressed pilose branches.
    Leaves
    Leaves 3-foliolate; leaflets 10–40 × 2–7 mm, variable in shape, narrowly oblong to linear-lanceolate or elliptic, thinly appressed pilose beneath; petioles 1–2 cm long; stipules 2–5 mm long, linear-lanceolate.
    Inflorescences
    Racemes leaf-opposed, laxly 5–8(?–many)-flowered; bracts up to 2 mm long, linear; bracteoles inserted at the base of the calyx, c. 1 mm long.
    Calyx
    Calyx 4–5 mm long, thinly appressed pilose; lobes acuminately triangular, somewhat longer than the tube.
    Corolla
    Standard subcircular-obovate, white(?), lined reddish-purple; wings as long as the keel; keel c. 5 mm long, rounded, with a short slightly incurved beak.
    Fruits
    Pod sessile, 9–10 × 6 mm, ovoid-ellipsoid, pubescent.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Mozambique

    Crotalaria preladoi Baker f. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 42: 367 (1914)

    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.
    • 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.

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
    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