Details of record no: 95638

Crotalaria flavicarinata Baker f.

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Record details:

Date: 12 May 1988
Recorder(s):GL Maggs
Collector(s):GL Maggs
Determiner(s):S Kruger
Location: Caprivi: Lupala island - flood plain.
Location code(s):
Outing code:
Planted code: Not planted
Country: Namibia (Caprivi Strip)
Quarter Degree Square: 1823B3
Grid reference:
FZ Division:
Altitude (metres): 0
Notes: Herb; Notes: Tall erect herb, 60-75 cm high when in flower. Stems rigid, fluted, basally woody, yellow-green masked by dense, short, silvery, velutinous indumentum. Leaves alternate, trifoliate, petiole long, slender, up to 25 x 1 mm, ascending to spreading, densely velutinous; lamina deltoid-circular in broad outline; pinna obovate to elliptic, apex round to minutely apiculate, base cuneate, margin entire, adaxially glabrous, yellow-green, pellucid-gland-dotted, abaxially grey-green, densely pubescent, midrib prominant, 10-40 x 3-15 mm, median segment slightly larger than lateral 2. Inflorescence a terminal raceame, 20-40 mm long. Flowers about 2 cm long, slightly pendulous. Sepals 5, fused, about 8 mm long, dark green, pubescent. Petals yellow; standard purple streaked, wings slightly orange tinted. Pod elongated, inflated 20 x 8 mm, beaked. Seeds flattened, yellow-brown, shiny smooth, notched about 7-8/pod.
Latitude, Longitude: -18.375000, 23.625000
Location Accuracy Code: 2

Map of species record

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 Botswana: Individual record no: 95638: Crotalaria flavicarinata., retrieved 22 September 2023

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