Taxon: Crotalaria lanceolata E. Mey.

 
Genus: Crotalaria
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Papilionoideae
      Tribe: Crotalarieae
Nomen number: 12336
Place of publication: E. H. F. Meyer & J. F. Drège, Comm. pl. Afr. austr. 24. 1836
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 (fide Leg WorldEc)
  • Animal food: forage (grazing fide Leg WorldEc)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia; Sudan
    • South Tropical Africa: Malawi; Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    • Southern Africa: South Africa
    • Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. elsewhere

    Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Bernal M., H. Y. 1986. Crotalaria (Fabaceae - Faboideae) (F Colomb) 4:56.
  • Duke, J. A. Handbook of legumes of world economic importance. 1981 (Leg WorldEc)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. 1990 (L Aust)
  • International Seed Testing Association A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2. 1982 (Mult Glossary Crops)
  • Lewis, G. P. Legumes of Bahia. 1987 (Leg Bahia)
  • Li, H. L. et al., eds. Flora of Taiwan. 1975-1979 (F Taiwan)
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  • National Herbarium of New South Wales Flora of New South Wales. 1961-1984 (F NSW)
  • Polhill, R. M. 1982. Crotalaria in Africa and Madagascar. 1982 (Crot Afr Madag) 193.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. 1952- (F TE Afr)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)
  • Yang, C. Y. 1983. On the problems of the classification of Crotalaria in China Bull. Bot. Res., Harbin 3(4):103.

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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image