Details of record no: 93977

Crotalaria podocarpa DC.

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Date: 12 Feb 1988
Recorder(s):GL Maggs
Collector(s):GL Maggs
Determiner(s):GL Maggs
Location: Caprivi: Forestry Reserve, west of Katima Mulilo.
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Outing code:
Planted code: Not planted
Country: Namibia (Caprivi Strip)
Quarter Degree Square: 1724C2
Grid reference:
FZ Division:
Altitude (metres): 0
Notes: 0.5 m high; Herb; Notes: Bushy herb, m high. Stems basally somewhat woody, densely branched, yellow-green to brown with dense long white hirsute indumentum young branchlets velutinous. Leaves alternate, trifoliolate; petiole slender, 10 - 45 mm long, rigid, acute, yellowish, densely pubescent; stipules deltoid, up to 15 x 3 mm, green, foliaceous, caducous; lamina circular in broad outline; pinnae shortly stalked ( 1-1.5 mm long), unequal, 5-60 x 1-10 mm, medianally larger, narrowly ovate, apex rounded to delicately apiculate, base cuneate to obliquely rounded, margin entire, ciliate, dull green, adaxially glabrous, abaxially with long white sericeous indumentum concentrated along prominent midrib. Inflorescence an axillary raceme, 3-20 cm long. Flowers large, almost 2 cm long, slightly pendulous. Petals golden yellow, standard purple tinted. Pod inflated, up to 35 x 15 cm, greenish with purple sutures thickened and prominent, shortly apiculate glabrous. Seeds numerous, in single dorsal row, rectangular, brown, 1 mm long, verrucose.
Latitude, Longitude: -17.625000, 24.375000
Location Accuracy Code: 5

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Malawi: Individual record no: 93977: Crotalaria podocarpa., retrieved 29 September 2023

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