Crotalaria goreensis Guill. & Perr.

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Crotalaria goreensis

Sioma
Apr 2014
Photo: Mike Bingham

Crotalaria goreensis

Sioma
Apr 2014
Photo: Mike Bingham

Crotalaria goreensis

Sable Farm (David Gordon), Chisamba
Apr 1996
Photo: Mike Bingham

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Status: Native
Description:
Annual or short-lived perennial 0.3‒2.6 m tall; branches densely pubescent with appressed to slightly spreading hairs. Leaves 3-foliolate, leaflets variable; stipules leaf-like, with main nerve markedly eccentric. Racemes 4‒24 cm long, with many flowers crowded at least toward the top. Ovary and pod uniformly hairy. Pods subsessile, oblong-ellipsoid, pubescent, 12‒16-seeded.
Type location:
Senegal
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Habitat: Grassland and disturbed places, former cultivation.
Altitude range: 20 - 1950 m
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Worldwide distribution: Widespread in tropical and subtropical Africa.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,N,W,C,E,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Cb,Lp,E,Lk,S,W
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Endemic status:
Red data list status: Lower Risk - least concern
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Content last updated: Monday 18 September 2017
Literature:

Bolnick, D. (2007). A Guide to the Common Wild Flowers of Zambia and Neighbouring Regions Revised Edition. WECS, Lusaka, Zambia Page 10. Image: plate 31. (Includes a picture).

Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 218.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 47.

Martins, E.S. et al. (2003). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(7) Pages 104 - 105.

Polhill, R.M. (2003). Flora Zambesiaca 3(7) Pages 104 - 105.

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-19

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2019). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Crotalaria goreensis.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=127810, retrieved 22 September 2019

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