Crotalaria platysepala Harv.

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Status: Native
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Botswana distribution: N,SE
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Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 218.

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 263. (Includes a picture).

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 172 - 177. (Includes a picture).

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

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 211.

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Flora of Caprivi: Crotalaria platysepala
Flora of Mozambique: Crotalaria platysepala
Flora of Zambia: Crotalaria platysepala
Flora of Zimbabwe: Crotalaria platysepala

External websites:

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

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 platysepala., retrieved 24 July 2024

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