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Ex-situ Silviculture : Crotalaria burhia Buch.-Ham. ex Benth. : Attachments (6). 1 post by 1 author.

Crotalaria burhia Benth. : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)
Leafless under shrub from Jodhpur area


Crotolaria burhia at Sudasari Sand dunes : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (4)

Seen this bushy shrub at Sudhasari Sand dunes, Rajasthan near Jaisalmer.
Bot. Name: Crotolaria burhia
Family: Fabaceae


Crotolaria burhia from Rajastan – 050110-NSD 130 – efloraofindia | Google Groups : 1 image.

This herb is again from desert area of Rajastan. Photographed on 16-12-09.

This was identified by Dr G.Singh from AFRI as Crotolaria burhia.


Crotalaria burhia :: Jaisalmer :: 25 OCT 18 : 5 posts by 3 authors. 6 images.
Jaisalmer  … the golden city
Date: October 25, 2018 … Altitude: about 225 m (740 feet) asl  
Crotalaria burhia  Benth.

In Oman we have something very similar Crotalaria aegyptiaca.

At a quick glance through Google image search, aegyptiaca and burhia do look similar. But I did not find C. aegyptiaca listed in Jodhpur Jaisalmer flora references on internet … may be I will have to re look.


A bush from Rajasthan:

This is a bush shared in photos by one of my friends.

I have no idea about it. can you pls help me identify this only through two attached pictures..

Resembles Crotalaria sp.,

Agreed with … This is Crotalaria burhia Buch. Very common weed in semi-arid and arid regions.
1 high res. image


Submission: Crotalaria burhia Benth. (Papilionaceae): 2 images- 1 high res.

I would like to share the details of desert plant C. burhia. The species widely distributed as a weed in arid and semi-arid areas of India. 
Habit: Tall busy, under shrus. 
Leaves: Sessile, elliptic-oblong or lanceolate, appressed silky-pubescent. 
Inflorescence: Terminal racemes. 
Flower: Yellow
Flowering: Almost throughout the year. 
Location: Kachchh, Gujarat, Western India. 
Distribution- For India: Gujarat, Rajasthan, Panjab, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra.




The Plant List Ver. 1.1  ILDIS