Crotalaria distans Benth.
subsp. mediocris Polhill

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Status: Native
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Botswana distribution: N,SE
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Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 11.

Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 217. as Crotalaria distans

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 171 - 173.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 63.

Other sources of information about Crotalaria distans subsp. mediocris:

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Flora of Zimbabwe: Crotalaria distans subsp. mediocris

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Botswana: Species information: Crotalaria distans subsp. mediocris., retrieved 25 July 2024

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