Crotalaria sparsifolia Baker

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Status: Native
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Syntypes from Malawi
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W,C,E,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Cb,N,E,C,Lk,S
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 156.

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 205 - 208. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Malawi: Crotalaria sparsifolia
Flora of Mozambique: Crotalaria sparsifolia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Crotalaria sparsifolia

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Crotalaria sparsifolia
African Plant Database: Crotalaria sparsifolia
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Crotalaria sparsifolia
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Crotalaria sparsifolia
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Crotalaria sparsifolia
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Crotalaria sparsifolia
JSTOR Plant Science: Crotalaria sparsifolia
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Crotalaria sparsifolia
Plants of the World Online: Crotalaria sparsifolia
Tropicos: Crotalaria sparsifolia
Wikipedia: Crotalaria sparsifolia

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Crotalaria sparsifolia., retrieved 5 March 2024

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