Taxon: Crotalaria micans Link

 
Genus: Crotalaria
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Crotalarieae
Nomen number: 311056
Place of publication: Enum. hort. berol. alt. 2:228. 1822
Link to protologue:
Typification:
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: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

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 ()
  • Environmental: ornamental ()
  • Environmental: soil improver ()
  • Animal food: forage ()

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
    • CARIBBEAN: Dominica, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago (Trinidad)
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Corrientes, Jujuy, Salta, Tucuman] Paraguay


    Cultivated (cult. in paleotropics)

References:

  1. Bernal M., H. Y. 1986. Crotalaria (Fabaceae - Faboideae) (F Colomb) 4:33.
  2. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  3. Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds. 1997. Auxiliary plants (Pl Res SEAs) 11:101-103.
  4. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  5. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  6. Huang, S. F. & T. C. Huang Taxonomic treatment of the Papilionoideae (Leguminosae) of Taiwan. Taiwania 32:11-117. 1987 (Leg Taiwan)
  7. Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75. 1999 (L Ecuador)
  8. Kumar, S & P. V. Sane Legumes of South Asia: a checklist. 2003 (Leg SAsia)
  9. Lewis, G. P. Legumes of Bahia. 1987 (Leg Bahia)
  10. Lewis, G. P. & P. E. Owen Legumes of the Ilha de Maraca. 1989 (Leg Maraca)
  11. Lock, J. M. & C. S. Ford Legumes of Malesia: a checklist. 2004 (Leg Malesia)
  12. Lock, J. M. & J. Heald Legumes of Indochina: a checklist. 1994 (Leg Indochina)
  13. Matthew, K. M. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic. (F TamilC)
  14. McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. (F NGalicia)
  15. Polhill, R. M. 1982. Crotalaria in Africa and Madagascar. 1982 (Crot Afr Madag) 371.
  16. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  17. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. (F VenGuay)
  18. 't Mannetje, L. & R. M. Jones, eds. 1992. Forages (Pl Res SEAs) 4:247.
  19. Villaseñor, J. L. 2016. Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Rev. Mex. Biodivers. 87:559-902.
  20. Windler, D. R. & S. G. Skinner 1982. New taxa and new combinations in the American crotalarias (Fabaceae) (Phytologia) 50:186.
  21. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F Panama)
  22. 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. (L Argent)

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.

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=311056. Accessed 26 April 2018.