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Taxon: Crotalaria incana L.

Genus: Crotalaria
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Faboideae tribe: Crotalarieae. Also placed in: Papilionaceae
Nomen number: 12329
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:716. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 30-Dec-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 12-Sep-2005
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).
Accessions: 22 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


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      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    West-Central Tropical Africa: Burundi; Cameroon; Rwanda; Zaire
    West Tropical Africa: Nigeria
    South Tropical Africa: Malawi; Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Arabian Peninsula: Yemen
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Mexico
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Bahamas; Barbados; Cayman Islands; Cuba; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Haiti; Jamaica; Martinique; Netherlands Antilles; Puerto Rico; St. Vincent and Grenadines - St. Vincent; Virgin Islands (British); Virgin Islands (U.S.)
    Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    Northern South America: Guyana
    Brazil: Brazil - Bahia, Para
    Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru
    Southern South America: Argentina; Paraguay; Uruguay

      Naturalized:
  • naturalized elsewhere in tropics

References:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. et al. 1996. Flora of St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 78:1-581.
  • Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica.
  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1960–. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam.
  • Australian Systematic Botany Society. 1981. Flora of central Australia.
  • Bernal M., H. Y. 1986. Crotalaria (Fabaceae - Faboideae). 4:27 In: Pinto, P. & P. M. Ruiz, eds., Flora de Colombia. 4:27.
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45.
  • Burkart, A. E. 1952. Las leguminosas Argentinas - silvestres y cultivadas, ed. 2.
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959–. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  • Correa, J. E. & H. Y. Bernal. 1992. Especies vegetales promisorias de los paises del Convenio Andres Bello. 8:188–200.
  • Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll. 1982. Flora of the Bahama archipelago.
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980–. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  • Huang, S. F. & T. C. Huang. 1987. Taxonomic treatment of the Papilionoideae (Leguminosae) of Taiwan. Taiwania 32:11-117.
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  • Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. 1999. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75.
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953–1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  • Kumar, S & P. V. Sane. 2003. Legumes of South Asia: a checklist.
  • León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier). 1946–1962. Flora de Cuba.; suppl. 1969
  • Liogier, A. H. 1981–. Flora of Hispaniola: Part 1; La Flora de la Española. Part II-.
  • Liogier, H. A. 1984–. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands.
  • Lock, J. M. & C. S. Ford. 2004. Legumes of Malesia: a checklist.
  • Lock, J. M. & J. Heald. 1994. Legumes of Indochina: a checklist.
  • Lock, J. M. & K. Simpson. 1991. Legumes of West Asia: a checklist.
  • Lock, J. M. 1989. Legumes of Africa: a checklist.
  • Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. 1936–1971. Flora of Peru.; new ser. 1980-
  • Matos G., F. 1978. El género Crotalaria en Venezuela. Acta Bot. Venez. 13:85.
  • McVaugh, R. 1983–. Flora Novo-Galiciana.
  • National Herbarium of New South Wales. 1961–1984. Flora of New South Wales.
  • Niyomdham, C. 1978. A revision of the genus Crotalaria Linn. (Papilionaceae) in Thailand. Thai Forest Bull., Bot. 11:134.
  • Polhill, R. M. 1982. Crotalaria in Africa and Madagascar. 95.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Proctor, G. R. 1984. Flora of the Cayman Islands. Kew Bulletin Additional Series XI.
  • Sanjappa, M. 1992. Legumes of India.
  • Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. 1995–. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana.
  • Thulin, M. 1983. Leguminosae of Ethiopia. Opera Bot. 68:1-223.
  • Turland, N. J. & C. E. Jarvis. 1997. Typification of Linnaean specific and varietal names in the Leguminosae (Fabaceae). Taxon 46:467. [lectotypify].
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952–. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  • Verdcourt, B. 1979. A manual of New Guinea legumes.
  • Wood, J. R. I. 1997. A handbook of the flora of Yemen.
  • Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943–1980. Flora of Panama.
  • Yang, C. Y. 1983. On the problems of the classification of Crotalaria in China. Bull. Bot. Res., Harbin 3(4):100.
  • Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. 1996. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de la República Argentina. I. Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledonae), II. Dicotyledonae. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60, 74., 1999
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