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This species is accepted, and its native range is Indian Subcontinent to Taiwan.
Crotalaria spectabilis

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Cultivada en Colombia; Alt. 30 - 1400 m.; Andes, Pacífico, Valle del Cauca.
Morphology General Habit
Arbusto

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Erect usually well branched annual, up to 2 m. tall.
Morphology Stem
Stem angled, sulcate, subglabrous.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves simple; blade oblanceolate or obovate, up to 8–14 cm. long and 3–8 cm. wide, glabrous above, appressed pubescent beneath; petiole ± 2–8 mm. long.
Morphology Leaves Stipules
Stipules obliquely oblong-ovate, up to 3–7 mm. long, 2–4 mm. wide.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Racemes shortly pedunculate, rather lax, up to 21–45 cm. long, many-flowered; bracts cordate, up to 12–20 mm. long, 6–10 mm. wide, acute or acuminate; bracteoles inserted near the middle of the pedicel, lanceolate, 1–2 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx 11–14 mm. long, with the tube protracted on the lower side, glabrous; upper lobes broadly triangular or slightly ovate-triangular, longer than the tube.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Standard suborbicular, yellow, glabrous outside; wings obovate-oblong, longer than the keel; keel rounded about the middle, with a fairly short slightly incurved twisted beak, ± 13–14 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Pod shortly stipitate, broadly oblong-clavate, ± 45–50 mm. long, 18–20 mm. across, glabrous, ± 20–24-seeded.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds oblique-cordiform, with the narrow end strongly incurved, ± 4 mm. long, smooth, brown.
Habitat
Locally naturalized as a weed of cultivated ground; 1100–1500 m.
Distribution
K5 T5 T8 pantropical, originating from Asia

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Not Threatened
Ecology
Africa: Cultivated
Morphology General Habit
Annual/Perennial, Not climbing, Herb/Shrub
Vernacular
Cascavelle Jaune, Dhundhani, Dhundhunia, Jhunjhunia, Maraquita, Petit Pois Rond Marron, Pois Rond Marron, Rattle Box, Rattlebox, Sani, Showy Crotalaria, Showy Rattlepod, Sonnette, Tcha-tcha

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Herb

[ILDIS]
Use
Chemical products, Domestic, Environmental, Fibre, Forage, Medicine, Miscellaneous, Toxins

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Nicobar Is., Pakistan, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, West Himalaya

Introduced into:

Alabama, Angola, Argentina Northeast, Bahamas, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Caroline Is., Central African Repu, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Florida, Gilbert Is., Hawaii, Honduras, Illinois, Indiana, Jamaica, Kenya, Leeward Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Mali, Marianas, Marquesas, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Missouri, Mozambique, Nauru, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, North Carolina, Northern Provinces, Ohio, Panamá, Peru, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Réunion, Society Is., South Carolina, Sudan, Tanzania, Tennessee, Texas, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Virginia, West Virginia, Windward Is., Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Crotalaria spectabilis Roth appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 5406] Crotalaria sericea K001120801
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5406] Crotalaria sericea K001120803
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5406] Crotalaria sericea K001120799
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5406] Crotalaria sericea K001120806
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5406] Crotalaria sericea K001120807
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5406] Crotalaria sericea K001120809
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5406] Crotalaria sericea K001120802
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5406] Crotalaria sericea K001120810
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5406] Crotalaria sericea K001120805
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5406] Crotalaria sericea K001120808
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5406] Crotalaria sericea K001120800
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5406] Crotalaria sericea K001120804
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5407] Crotalaria lupiniflora K001120811
Noton, B. [Cat. no. 5407], India Crotalaria lupiniflora K001120812

First published in Nov. Pl. Sp.: 341 (1821)

Accepted by

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  • Avendaño, N. (2011). Revisión taxonómica del género Crotalaria L. (Faboideae-Crotalarieae) en Venezuela Acta botanica Venezuelica 34: 13-78.
  • Bailey, C. & al. (2015). Guide to the Vascular Plants of Tennessee: 1-813. University of Tennessee press.
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  • Balslav, H. & Chantaranothai, P. (2018). Flora of Thailand 4(3.1): 221-371. The Forest Herbarium, Royal Forest Department.
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  • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Du Puy, D.J., Labat, N.-N., Rabevohitra, R., Villiers, J.-F., Bosser, J. & Moat, J. (2002). The Leguminosae of Madagascar: 1-737. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
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  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Hammel, B.E., Grayum, M.H., Herrera & C. & Zamora, N. (eds.) (2010). Manual de plantas de Costa Rica volumen V. Dicotiledóneas (Clusiaceae-Gunneraceae) Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 119: 1-970. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Isely, D. (1998). Native and Naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the United States: 1-1007. Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum. Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania 30: 1-307.
  • Lepschi, B. & Monro, A. (Project Coordinators) (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria. http://www.anbg.gov.au/chah/apc/index.html.
  • Leverett, L.D. & Woods, M. (2012). The genus Crotalaria (Fabaceae) in Alabama Castanea 77: 364-374.
  • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • MacKee, H.S. (1994). Catalogue des plantes introduites et cultivées en Nouvelle-Calédonie, ed. 2: 1-164. Museum national d'histoire naturelle, Paris.
  • Mohlenbrock, R.H. (2014). Vascular Flora of Illinois. A Field Guide, ed. 4: 1-536. Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Ninkaew, S. & al. (2017). Crotalaria L. (Fabaceae: Faboideae) in continental Southeast Asia Phytotaxa 320: 1-74.
  • Pandey, R.P. & Dilwakar, P.G. (2008). An integrated check-list flora of Andaman and Nicobar islands, India Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 32: 403-500.
  • Polhill, R.M. (1990). Flore des Mascareignes 80: 1-235. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
  • Pope, G.V., Polhill, R.N. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2003). Flora Zambesiaca 3(7): 1-274. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Silva Flores, A. & De Azevedo Tozzi, A.M.G. (2018). A synopsis of the genus Crotalaria (Leguminosae) in Brazil Phytotaxa 346: 31-58.
  • Thaman, R.R., Fosberg, F.R., Manner, H.I. & Hassall, D.C. (1994). The Flora of Nauru Atoll Research Bulletin 392: 1-223.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 10: 1-642. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).
  • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.

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Kew Backbone Distributions

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  • Avendaño, N. (2011). Revisión taxonómica del género Crotalaria L. (Faboideae-Crotalarieae) en Venezuela Acta botanica Venezuelica 34: 13-78.
  • Bailey, C. & al. (2015). Guide to the Vascular Plants of Tennessee: 1-813. University of Tennessee press.
  • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Du Puy, D.J., Labat, N.-N., Rabevohitra, R., Villiers, J.-F., Bosser, J. & Moat, J. (2002). The Leguminosae of Madagascar: 1-737. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Forzza, R.C., Zappi, D. & Souza, V.C. (2016-continuously updated). Flora do Brasil 2020 em construção http://reflora.jbrj.gov.br/reflora/listaBrasil/ConsultaPublicaUC/ResultadoDaConsultaNovaConsulta.do.
  • Fosberg, F.R., Sachet, M.-H., Oliver, R. (1979). A geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae Micronesica; Journal of the College of Guam 15: 41-295.
  • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Hammel, B.E., Grayum, M.H., Herrera & C. & Zamora, N. (eds.) (2010). Manual de plantas de Costa Rica volumen V. Dicotiledóneas (Clusiaceae-Gunneraceae) Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 119: 1-970. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Isely, D. (1998). Native and Naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the United States: 1-1007. Monte L. Bean Life Science Museum. Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah.
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania 30: 1-307.
  • Lepschi, B. & Monro, A. (Project Coordinators) (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria. http://www.anbg.gov.au/chah/apc/index.html.
  • Leverett, L.D. & Woods, M. (2012). The genus Crotalaria (Fabaceae) in Alabama Castanea 77: 364-374.
  • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • MacKee, H.S. (1994). Catalogue des plantes introduites et cultivées en Nouvelle-Calédonie, ed. 2: 1-164. Museum national d'histoire naturelle, Paris.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Ninkaew, S. & al. (2017). Crotalaria L. (Fabaceae: Faboideae) in continental Southeast Asia Phytotaxa 320: 1-74.
  • Pandey, R.P. & Dilwakar, P.G. (2008). An integrated check-list flora of Andaman and Nicobar islands, India Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 32: 403-500.
  • Polhill, R.M. (1990). Flore des Mascareignes 80: 1-235. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
  • Pope, G.V., Polhill, R.N. & Martins, E.S. (eds.) (2003). Flora Zambesiaca 3(7): 1-274. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Thaman, R.R., Fosberg, F.R., Manner, H.I. & Hassall, D.C. (1994). The Flora of Nauru Atoll Research Bulletin 392: 1-223.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
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