Crotalaria leschenaultii DC.

First published in Prodr. 2: 125 (1825)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is S. India. It is a perennial and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

India

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Ansari, A.A. & Chauhan, V. (2020). Crotalaria L. in India: A supplement: 1-152. M/S Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Crotalaria spectabilis.]
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Crotalaria spectabilis.]
  • Leverett, L.D. & Woods, M. (2012). The genus Crotalaria (Fabaceae) in Alabama. Castanea 77: 364-374. [Cited as Crotalaria spectabilis.]
  • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Crotalaria spectabilis.]
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 10: 1-642. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis). [Cited as Crotalaria spectabilis.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Ansari, A.A. & Chauhan, V. (2020). Crotalaria L. in India: A supplement: 1-152. M/S Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1916 India K000591055 Unknown Type Material Yes

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0