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Crotalaria incana subsp. purpurascens (Lam.) Milne-Redh.

Derivation of specific name

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incana: hoary, white
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Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Crotalaria incana L.
subsp. purpurascens (Lam.) Milne-Redh. Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=127860
author
Mark Hyde
author
Bart Wursten
author
Petra Ballings
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Flora of Zimbabwe

Description

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Erect, bushy perennial, up to 2 m, rarely taller. Stems with long, spreading hairs. Leaves 3-foliolate; leaflets elliptic-obovate to almost round, 2.5-5 cm long, thinly hairy below. Flowers in lax terminal racemes, pale yellow with purple-brown veining. Pod 3-4.5 cm long, covered in spreading hairs.
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cc-by-nc
copyright
Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
bibliographic citation
Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Crotalaria incana L.
subsp. purpurascens (Lam.) Milne-Redh. Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=127860
author
Mark Hyde
author
Bart Wursten
author
Petra Ballings
original
visit source
partner site
Flora of Zimbabwe

Worldwide distribution

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Mostly through the eastern side of Africa and Madagascar.
license
cc-by-nc
copyright
Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
bibliographic citation
Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Crotalaria incana L.
subsp. purpurascens (Lam.) Milne-Redh. Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=127860
author
Mark Hyde
author
Bart Wursten
author
Petra Ballings
original
visit source
partner site
Flora of Zimbabwe