Crotalaria ringoetii Baker f.

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Crotalaria ringoetii

Mutinondo Wilderness Area
Apr 2013
Photo: Lari Merret

Crotalaria ringoetii

Mutinondo Wilderness Area
Apr 2013
Photo: Lari Merret

Crotalaria ringoetii

Mutinondo Wilderness Area
Jun 2013
Photo: Lari Merret

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Frequency: Widespread
Status: Native
Description:
Erect laxly branching annual 0.2‒1 m tall; stem slender, appressed puberulous. Leaves 1-foliolate, becoming narrow higher up the stem. Racemes 5‒25 cm long, laxly many-flowered, with a few other flowers developing in the axils lower down the stem. Pod sessile, ovoid-globose, 2-seeded.
Type location:
DRC, Katanga
Notes: Bingham 11001, Dunrobin Mine, identified as C. kipilaensis R. Wilczek, probably belongs here. C. kipilaensis is mostly 3-foliolate “uppermost occasionally 1-foliolate”.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Miombo woodland, persisting in disturbed places.
Altitude range: 1050 - 1650 m
Flowering time:Mar - Apr
Worldwide distribution: FZ distribution: Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique; also D.R. Congo (Katanga)
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W,C,E
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Cb,N,Mc,E,C
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status: Lower Risk - least concern
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Content last updated: Tuesday 19 September 2017
Literature:

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.

Martins, E.S. et al. (2003). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(7) Pages 219 - 220.

Polhill, R.M. (2003). Flora Zambesiaca 3(7) Pages 219 - 220.

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-18

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2018). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Crotalaria ringoetii.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=183680, retrieved 23 June 2018

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