Crotalaria ferruginea Graham ex Benth.

First published in London J. Bot. 2: 476 (1843)
This name is a synonym of Crotalaria lejoloba

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Balslav, H. & Chantaranothai, P. (2018). Flora of Thailand 4(3.1): 221-371. The Forest Herbarium, Royal Forest Department. [Cited as Crotalaria lejoloba.]
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Crotalaria lejoloba.]
  • Ninkaew, S. & al. (2017). Crotalaria L. (Fabaceae: Faboideae) in continental Southeast Asia. Phytotaxa 320: 1-74. [Cited as Crotalaria lejoloba.]

This name was accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • Babu, N.M.G., Ravikumar, K. & Rao, N.R. (2014). Additions to the flora of Karnataka from Chitradurga district. Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 38: 634-649. [Cited as Crotalaria ferruginea.]

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Ambasta, S. P. (1986). The useful plants of India
  • Kumar, S. & Sane PV (2003). Legumes of South Asia: a check-list. RBG Kew.

Other Data

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