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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is NW. Tanzania.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Annual, with an erect stem up to 3–4·5(–13) dm. tall, developing rather numerous weakly ascending, straggling or procumbent laxly subdivided branches, particularly from near the base.
    Branches
    Branches slender, sparsely appressed or rarely slightly spreading pubescent.
    Leaves
    Leaves 1-foliolate; leaflets mostly linear-lanceolate to lanceolate, up to 45–70 mm. long and 4–10(–15) mm. wide, or the lowermost sometimes shorter and elliptic, glabrous above, thinly appressed pubescent beneath; petiole up to 4–8(–11) mm. long.
    Stipules
    Stipules filiform, 0·5–1·5 mm. long.
    Inflorescences
    Racemes long and slenderly pedunculate, up to 9–24 cm. long, with ± 4–8 very laxly arranged flowers; bracts subulate-filiform, 1–2·5 mm. long; bracteoles inserted at the base of the calyx, filiform, 0·5–2 mm. long.
    Calyx
    Calyx 3–4 mm. long, thinly appressed puberulous; lobes narrowly attenuate-triangular, usually a little longer than the tube.
    Corolla
    Standard suborbicular, clear yellow, veined reddish-brown or purple and glabrous outside; wings obovate-oblong, longer than the keel; keel abruptly rounded below the middle, with a blunt or acute incurved beak, 4·5–6·5 mm. long, pale greenish-yellow, rarely with dark veins.
    Fruits
    Pod practically sessile, subcylindrical, up to 11–24 mm. long and 6–8 mm. across, thin or thick-walled, thinly pubescent, ± (10–)20–26-seeded.
    Seeds
    Seeds oblique-cordiform, ± 2·5 mm. long, rugulose, reddish-brown.
    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Ecology
    Africa: Somalia-Masai woodland, Somalia-Masai bushland and thicket, Somalia-Masai grasslands
    Habit
    Annual, Not climbing, Herb

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Tanzania

    Crotalaria stuhlmannii Taub. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in H.G.A.Engler (ed.), Pflanzenw. Ost-Afrikas, C: 204 (1895)

    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
    • Polhill in Kew Bulletin 22: 287 (1968).
    • Bak. f. in Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 42: 260 (1914).
    • Taub. in Die Pflanzenwelt Ost-Afrikas und der Nachbargebiete, Theile C: 204 (1895).
    International Legume Database and Information Service
    • Polhill, R. M. (1982). A. A. Balkema, Rotterdam 389pp Crotalaria in Africa & Madagasca

    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