Taxon: Crotalaria incana L.

 
Genus: Crotalaria
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Faboideae
      Tribe: Crotalarieae
Nomen number: 12329
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:716. 1753
Name Verified on: 30-Dec-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Sep-2005
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 55 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Crot Afr Madag; F Yemen)
  • Weed: (fide F Panama)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia
    • South Tropical Africa: Malawi; Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    • West Tropical Africa: Nigeria
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Burundi; Cameroon; Rwanda; Zaire
    • Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Arabian Peninsula: Yemen
  • Northern America

    • : Mexico
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil - Bahia, - Para
    • Caribbean: Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Bahamas; Barbados; Cayman Islands; Cuba; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Haiti; Jamaica; Martinique; Netherlands Antilles; Puerto Rico; St. Vincent and Grenadines - St. Vincent; Virgin Islands (British); Virgin Islands (U.S.)
    • Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    • Northern South America: Guyana
    • Southern South America: Argentina; Paraguay; Uruguay
    • Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. elsewhere in tropics

References:

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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image