Taxon: Crotalaria micans Link

 
Genus: Crotalaria
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Papilionoideae
      Tribe: Crotalarieae
Nomen number: 311056
Place of publication: Enum. hort. berol. alt. 2:228. 1822
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: 35 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • chocalho-de-cascavel  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • guizo-de-cascavel  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • xique-xique  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control (fide Pl Res SEAs 11:101. 1997)
  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Pl Res SEAs 11:101. 1997)
  • Environmental: soil improver (fide Pl Res SEAs 11:101. 1997)
  • Animal food: forage (fide Pl Res SEAs 11:101. 1997)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Durango, - Sinaloa, - Zacatecas
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas, - Colima, - Guerrero, - Jalisco, - Mexico, - Michoacan, - Morelos, - Nayarit, - Oaxaca, - Puebla, - Queretaro, - Veracruz
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Caribbean: Dominica; Guadeloupe; Martinique; Montserrat; St. Kitts and Nevis; St. Vincent and Grenadines; Trinidad and Tobago
    • Central America: Costa Rica; El Salvador; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    • Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    • Southern South America: Argentina - Corrientes, - Jujuy, - Salta, - Tucuman; Paraguay
    • Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru

  • Cultivated:

    . cult. in paleotropics

References:

  • Bernal M., H. Y. 1986. Crotalaria (Fabaceae - Faboideae) (F Colomb) 4:33.
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  • Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds. 1997. Auxiliary plants (Pl Res SEAs) 11:101-103.
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. 1974-1989 (F LAnt)
  • Huang, S. F. & T. C. Huang Taxonomic treatment of the Papilionoideae (Leguminosae) of Taiwan. Taiwania 32:11-117. 1987 (Leg Taiwan)
  • Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75. 1999 (L Ecuador)
  • Kumar, S & P. V. Sane Legumes of South Asia: a checklist. 2003 (Leg SAsia)
  • Lewis, G. P. Legumes of Bahia. 1987 (Leg Bahia)
  • Lewis, G. P. & P. E. Owen Legumes of the Ilha de Maraca. 1989 (Leg Maraca)
  • 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)
  • Matthew, K. M. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic. 1983 (F TamilC)
  • McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. 1983- (F NGalicia)
  • Polhill, R. M. 1982. Crotalaria in Africa and Madagascar. 1982 (Crot Afr Madag) 371.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. 1995- (F VenGuay)
  • 't Mannetje, L. & R. M. Jones, eds. 1992. Forages (Pl Res SEAs) 4:247.
  • Villaseñor, J. L. 2016. Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Rev. Mex. Biodivers. 87:559-902.
  • Windler, D. R. & S. G. Skinner 1982. New taxa and new combinations in the American crotalarias (Fabaceae) (Phytologia) 50:186.
  • Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. 1943-1980 (F Panama)
  • Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de la República Argentina. I. Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledonae), II. Dicotyledonae. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60, 74. 1996, 1999 (L Argent)

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Check other web resources for Crotalaria micans Link :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.