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ANNOV22 Please identify this Crotalaria sp. : 4 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (8)
Nelliyampathy Kerala
6th November 2014
Flowers are leaf opposed. Stems are four angled.

this one is Crotalaria triquetra



Crotalaria triquetra Dalzell @ Yeoor 28-12-2014 : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (5)
Ref: Fl MH (Almeida) 2:31, 45.
For confirmation/ correction. 

cant confirm etc
but I’m struck with the so very well protected seeds!!!

You can safely take this to be C. triquetra.



Fabaceae (Faboideae) Fortnight :: FOR ID Crotalaria :: Matheran :: DVOCT46 : 4 posts by 3 authors. 4 images.
Crotalaria ¿ species ?
Erect herb on slope, flower about 10 mm across, pod about 20 mm long
at Vaghachiwadi – Matheran on November 12, 2011 

Crotalaria species in eFloraofindia (with details/ keys from published papers/ regional floras/ FRLHT/ FOI/ Biotik/ efloras/ books etc., where ever available on net)

This is Crotalaria triquetra
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Thank you very much … for this ID.
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ANFEB32 Please identify this Crotalaria sp. : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments(9)

Family: Fabaceae
Date: 26th December 2014
Place: Agumbe, Karnataka
Habit: Herb

This seems to be C. filipes 

Thanks, … But it does not match with images at Crotalaria filipes Benth.

Crotalaria calycina Schrank

Thanks, … But the images at efi link at Crotalaria calycina look different.

Can it be Crotalaria albida Roth or Crotalaria triquetra Dalzell ?

Crotalaria triquetra Dalzell for sure ! Please compare legumes !

it looks crotalaria triquetra


Crotalaria montana Roxb. ex Roth :: Waghbil, Thane, Maharashtra :: Nov 13, 2010 · 4:57 PM IST: 5 images.
Crotalaria montana Roxb. ex Roth
Waghbil, Thane, Maharashtra :: Nov 13, 2010 · 4:57 PM IST :: about 3 m (10 ft) asl

Looks different as per images at
Pl. check with images at
You can try other options also.

My ID is based on your suggestion and Sangram Sonje ji’s validation in my post – Fabaceae (Faboideae) Fortnight :: FOR ID Crotalaria :: Thane :: DVOCT48.
It is certainly not Crotalaria juncea.
I see these annuals growing in colonies near fields and open lands.

Are you sure that this plant with a quadrangular stem and very prominent stipules is the same plant as in the given link?
I agree with C. montana for the other plant but not sure about this one.

Thanks very much, …, for showing the difference.
It is certainly not the same plant. But both observations are from the same spot, because of which I carelessly assumed the ID.
I will try to find the possible ID; meanwhile I am revising my notes to just genus level ID.
Many thanks … for pointing to the error.

I find the best possible ID is Crotalaria triquetra Dalzell.

I find different from images at

I leave it to experts to suggest the ID.
I checked for C. albida, but my posted plant has a quadrangular stem.

I find C. triquetra to be the closest match.



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