Crotalaria streptorrhyncha Milne-Redh.

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Crotalaria streptorrhyncha

Habit
Degraded miombo woodland
Kipemba area, Kalumbila Distr.
Mar 2023
Photo: Nick Wightman

Crotalaria streptorrhyncha

Leaves
Degraded miombo woodland
Kipemba area, Kalumbila Distr.
Mar 2023
Photo: Nick Wightman

Crotalaria streptorrhyncha

Inflorescence
Degraded miombo woodland
Kipemba area, Kalumbila Distr.
Mar 2023
Photo: Nick Wightman

Crotalaria streptorrhyncha

Flowers
Degraded miombo woodland
Kipemba area, Kalumbila Distr.
Mar 2023
Photo: Nick Wightman

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Frequency: Occasional
Status: Native
Description:
Erect annual similar to C. kipilaensis but bracts (3)4–7 mm long, calyx lobes ovate-lanceolate, thinly pubescent to glabrous apart from margins, standard oblong-obovate, pubescent only at the apex outside, wings longer than the keel, beak of the keel only slightly incurved and rather shorter, and pod a little larger, glabrous except along the upper suture.
Type location:
Zambia, Solwezi
Notes: Known from only four collections in the North-Western province of Zambia and one collection outside Kolwezi in Katanga province of DRC.
Derivation of specific name: streptorrhyncha: with a twisted beak
Habitat: Miombo and riverside woodland
Altitude range: 1200 - 1350 m
Flowering time:Mar - Apr
Worldwide distribution: DRC (Katanga) and Zambia
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): W
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw
Growth form(s): Annual.
Endemic status: Near Endemic
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Content last updated: Tuesday 18 April 2023
Literature:

Martins, E.S. et al. (2003). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(7) Page 204.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Crotalaria streptorrhyncha
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JSTOR Plant Science: Crotalaria streptorrhyncha
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Crotalaria streptorrhyncha
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Wikipedia: Crotalaria streptorrhyncha


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 streptorrhyncha.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=198410, retrieved 21 February 2024

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