Taxon: Crotalaria lanceolata E. Mey.

 
Genus: Crotalaria
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Crotalarieae
Nomen number: 12336
Place of publication: E. H. F. Meyer & J. F. Drège, Comm. pl. Afr. austr. 24. 1836
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 12-Sep-2005 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 10-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 11 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control ()
  • Animal food: forage (grazing fide Leg WorldEc)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia (s.), Sudan (s.)
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa (e.)
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Bernal M., H. Y. 1986. Crotalaria (Fabaceae - Faboideae) (F Colomb) 4:56.
  2. Duke, J. A. Handbook of legumes of world economic importance. 1981 (Leg WorldEc)
  3. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  4. Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  5. International Seed Testing Association A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2. (Mult Glossary Crops)
  6. Lewis, G. P. Legumes of Bahia. 1987 (Leg Bahia)
  7. Li, H. L. et al., eds. Flora of Taiwan. (F Taiwan)
  8. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  9. National Herbarium of New South Wales Flora of New South Wales. (F NSW)
  10. Polhill, R. M. 1982. Crotalaria in Africa and Madagascar. 1982 (Crot Afr Madag) 193.
  11. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  12. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  13. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  14. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)
  15. Yang, C. Y. 1983. On the problems of the classification of Crotalaria in China Bull. Bot. Res., Harbin 3(4):103.

Check other web resources for Crotalaria lanceolata E. Mey. :

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=12336. Accessed 22 May 2018.