Crotalaria spartea Baker

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Status: Native
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Malawi distribution: C,S
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Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 218.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 47.

Martins, E.S. et al. (2003). Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(7) Pages 151 - 153. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Crotalaria spartea
Flora of Mozambique: Crotalaria spartea
Flora of Zambia: Crotalaria spartea
Flora of Zimbabwe: Crotalaria spartea

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Crotalaria spartea
African Plant Database: Crotalaria spartea
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Crotalaria spartea
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Crotalaria spartea
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Crotalaria spartea
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Crotalaria spartea
JSTOR Plant Science: Crotalaria spartea
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Crotalaria spartea
Plants of the World Online: Crotalaria spartea
Tropicos: Crotalaria spartea
Wikipedia: Crotalaria spartea

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: Species information: Crotalaria spartea., retrieved 3 October 2023

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