Crotalaria pallida Aiton

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Fabaceae (Leguminosae)
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Species : Crotalaria pallida
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Crotalaria pallida Aiton
  • Common name : American Crotalaria
  • Collection Nos : KFP 4834, KFP 12332
  • Key identification features : A large glabrescent herb. Leaves are trifoliate, elliptic, membranous. Racemes are many-flowered. Calyx upto a cm long. Corolla twice as long as calyx and exserted. Pod is oblong, much exceeding the calyx.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Native : Africa
  • Comments : Common in wastelands.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Chikamagalur, Dakshina Kannada, Davanagere, Hassan, Kolar, Mandya, Mysore, Shimoga, Tumkur, Udupi, Uttara Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Saldanha, 1984; Gowda, 2004 - Sringeri; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Bhaskar & Kushalappa, 2013- Flora of Tumkur District; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere

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