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Oldland Rattlepod

Crotalaria laburnifolia ssp. australis (Baker fil.) Polhill

Derivation of specific name

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laburnifolia: with leaves resembling a Laburnum (another genus in Papilionoideae); australis: southern.
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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 laburnifolia L.
subsp. australis (Baker f.) Polhill Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=127940
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Mark Hyde
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Bart Wursten
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Petra Ballings
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Description

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See subsp. laburnifolia for general description. This subsp. is distinguished by the leaves being hairless, never obovate, rounded at the apex and sometimes emarginate. The pods are longer, up to 10.5 cm, with the base tapering into the stipe, which is less than half as long as the pod.
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Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
bibliographic citation
Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Crotalaria laburnifolia L.
subsp. australis (Baker f.) Polhill Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=127940
author
Mark Hyde
author
Bart Wursten
author
Petra Ballings
original
visit source
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Flora of Zimbabwe

Worldwide distribution

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Botswana, Namibia, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Swaziland and South Africa.
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cc-by-nc
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Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
bibliographic citation
Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Crotalaria laburnifolia L.
subsp. australis (Baker f.) Polhill Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=127940
author
Mark Hyde
author
Bart Wursten
author
Petra Ballings
original
visit source
partner site
Flora of Zimbabwe