Crotalaria spinosa Hochst. ex Benth.

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Status: Native
Description:
Type location:
Ethiopia
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Derivation of specific name: spinosa: spiny
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W,C,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): N,Lk,S
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Literature:

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 186 - 187.

Other sources of information about Crotalaria spinosa:

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Flora of Zimbabwe: Crotalaria spinosa

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Crotalaria spinosa
African Plant Database: Crotalaria spinosa
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Crotalaria spinosa
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Crotalaria spinosa
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Crotalaria spinosa
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Crotalaria spinosa
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Crotalaria spinosa
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Crotalaria spinosa
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Crotalaria spinosa
JSTOR Plant Science: Crotalaria spinosa
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Crotalaria spinosa
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Crotalaria spinosa
Plants of the World Online: Crotalaria spinosa
The Plant List (version 1.1): Crotalaria spinosa
Tropicos: Crotalaria spinosa
Wikipedia: Crotalaria spinosa


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 spinosa.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=128270, retrieved 13 November 2019

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