Taxon: Crotalaria medicaginea Lam.

 
Genus: Crotalaria
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Faboideae
      Tribe: Crotalarieae
Nomen number: 12348
Place of publication: Encycl. 2:201. 1786
Name Verified on: 22-Dec-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Sep-2005
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • trefoil rattlepod  (Source: Leg Queensl) - English
  • cascavel  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • crotalária  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Guangdong, - Guangxi, - Sichuan, - Yunnan
    • Eastern Asia: Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bangladesh; India - Andhra Pradesh, - Arunachal Pradesh, - Assam, - Bihar, - Daman and Diu, - Delhi, - Goa, - Gujarat, - Haryana, - Himachal Pradesh, - Jammu and Kashmir, - Karnataka, - Kerala, - Madhya Pradesh, - Maharashtra, - Manipur, - Meghalaya, - Mizoram, - Nagaland, - Orissa, - Pondicherry, - Punjab, - Rajasthan, - Sikkim, - Tamil Nadu, - Tripura, - Uttar Pradesh, - West Bengal; Nepal; Pakistan; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Laos; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Indonesia - Java
    • Papuasia: Papua New Guinea
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - New South Wales, - Northern Territory, - Queensland, - South Australia, - Western Australia

  • Naturalized:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Arabian Peninsula: Oman
    • Western Asia: Afghanistan

References:

  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam. 1960- (F CambLVN)
  • Australian Systematic Botany Society Flora of central Australia. 1981 (F CAust)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Hacker, J. B. A guide to herbaceous and shrub legumes of Queensland. 1990 (Leg Queensl)
  • Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. 1978-1982 (L Nepal)
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. 1990 (L Aust)
  • Holland, A. E. 2002. A review of Crotalaria L. (Fabaceae: Crotalarieae) in Australia (Austrobaileya) 6:315-320.
  • Huang, S. F. & T. C. Huang Taxonomic treatment of the Papilionoideae (Leguminosae) of Taiwan. Taiwania 32:11-117. 1987 (Leg Taiwan)
  • Jessop, J. P. & H. R. Toelken, eds. Flora of South Australia, ed. 4. 1986 (F SAust)
  • Kumar, S & P. V. Sane Legumes of South Asia: a checklist. 2003 (Leg SAsia)
  • Lee, A. T. 1978. Some species of Crotalaria in Australia (Telopea) 1:353-354.
  • Lock, J. M. & C. S. Ford Legumes of Malesia: a checklist. 2004 (Leg Malesia)
  • Lock, J. M. & J. Heald Legumes of Indochina: a checklist. 1994 (Leg Indochina)
  • Lock, J. M. & K. Simpson Legumes of West Asia: a checklist. 1991 (Leg WAsia)
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. 1970- (F Pak)
  • National Herbarium of New South Wales Flora of New South Wales. 1961-1984 (F NSW)
  • Niyomdham, C. 1978. A revision of the genus Crotalaria Linn. (Papilionaceae) in Thailand Thai Forest Bull., Bot. 11:140.
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. 1963- (F Iran)
  • Sanjappa, M. Legumes of India. 1992 (Leg India)
  • Verdcourt, B. A manual of New Guinea legumes. 1979 (Leg New Guinea)
  • Yang, C. Y. 1983. On the problems of the classification of Crotalaria in China Bull. Bot. Res., Harbin 3(4):115.

Check other web resources for Crotalaria medicaginea Lam. :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.