Crotalaria heyneana

Crotalaria heyneana Wight & Arn.; . kroh-tuh-LAR-ee-uh — from the Greek krotalos (rattle) … Dave’s Botanary hey-nee-AH-na — named for Dr B Heyne, German botanist at Madras Presidency … Wikipedia . commonly known as: Heyne’s crotalaria . Endemic to: s Western Ghats (of India) . Distribution in India:   Karnataka2, Kerala1, Tamil Nadu3 (from ILDIS) . Erect […]

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Crotalaria beddomeana

Crotalaria beddomeana Thoth. & A.A.Ansari;   Shrubs, stems angular, pubescent. Leaves 13 x 6.5 cm, elliptic-oblong or oblanceolate, apex obtuse, apiculate, base obtuse, pubescent below, membranous; petiole 2 cm, thick, stipule 1 cm, semi-lunate. Racemes terminal, to 15 cm; bracts 1 cm, ovate, acuminate, tomentose; bracteoles 2.5 mm, ovate; calyx tube 4 mm, villous, lobes […]

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Crotalaria multiflora

Crotalaria multiflora (Arn.) Benth. (Syn: Crotalaria bifaria var. multiflora Arn.);   The most robust and showy species of the section. Leaves distinctly stalked, sub-coriaceous, dark green, glandular, punctate, usually 1-2 in., but reaching in a narrow¬leaved form 4-5 in. Peduncles foot, stout, arcuate, densely clothed like the stem with short spreading brown hairs ; pedicels cernuous, […]

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Crotalaria tetragona

Crotalaria tetragona Andrews (syn: Crotalaria esquirolii H.Lev.; Crotalaria esquirolii H. Lév.; Crotalaria grandiflora Zoll.);   Common name: Eastern Rattlepod • Nepali: भुगन Bhugan  Fabaceae (Faboideae) Fortnight :: Crotalaria ?:: Shimla :: NS OCT 27/27 : 7 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (4) I am not sure if this is a Crotalara sp. or otherwise.. Was recorded […]

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Crotalaria obtecta

Crotalaria obtecta Wight & Arn. (Syn: Crotalaria obtecta var. glabrescens (Benth.) Baker);    Woody undershrubs. Leaves 3.5-7 x 2-4 cm, elliptic ovate to obovate, obtuse at apex, cuneate at base, velvetty below when young, sparsely hairy on ageing. Stipules 0.5-0.7 cm long, subulate, deciduous. Racemes many-flowered. Calyx 2-2.5 cm long, lobes 5, densely brown hairy. Corolla […]

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Crotalaria albida

Crotalaria albida Roth (syn: Crotalaria arenaria “sensu Zoll. & Moritzi, non Be”; Crotalaria deflexa Benth.; Crotalaria formosana T.Ito & Matsum.; Crotalaria henricii Hochr.; Crotalaria hossei Craib; Crotalaria montana Roxb.; Crotalaria pseudohenricii Hochr.); . Common name: Narrowleaf Rattlepod • Hindi: Khurmana, बन मेथी Ban-methi, चुनचुनी Chunchuni, Saun • Kannada: Giligili gida • Oriya: jhunjhuni • Telugu: […]

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Crotalaria bifaria

Crotalaria bifaria L.f., Suppl. 322. 1781; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 69. 1876; Sanjappa, Legumes Ind. 117. 1992; Ansari, Crotalaria India 161. 2008.; Procumbent herbs, up to 30 cm long; stems much branched, terete, slightly striate, softly minutely pubescent. Leaves alternate, subcoriaceous, simple, bifarious, 1.5-4.0 x ca 1 cm, orbicular, elliptic-ovate or oblong-lanceolate, obtuse or […]

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Crotalaria hirta

Crotalaria hirta Willd. (Syn: Crotalaria mysorensis sensu auct.); Cambodia (N) ; Comoro Is (I) ; India (N) ; Andhra Pradesh; Bihar ; Goa ; Gujarat ; Karnataka; Kerala; Madhaya Pradesh; Maharashtra ; Orissa ; Rajasthan ; Tamil Nadu ; Uttar Pradesh ; West Bengal; Vietnam (N); Madagascar (I) ; Mauritius (I); Mayotte (I) as per ILDIS; […]

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Crotalaria cytisoides

Crotalaria cytisoides Roxb. ex DC., Prodr. 2:131. 1825 (W. Roxburgh, Hort. bengal. 54. 1814, nom. nud.) (Syn: (≡) Priotropis cytisoides (Roxb. ex DC.) Wight & Arn.);   ID15062013PHK1 : Attachments (3). 2 posts by 2 authors. Id pleaseA shrub from Lachung,Sikkim21 May,2013 Crotalaria cytisoides.  Legume for ID from Chail-H.P.: This unarmed bush was photographed from […]

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Crotalaria notonii

Crotalaria notonii Wight & Arn. (Syn: Crotalaria noveoides Griff.; Crotalaria rostrata Wight & Arn.);     Please identify this species of Crotolaria – NS 131012: Photographed at Shahapur a fortnight ago (13.10.12). Please identify this species of Crotolaria. My apologies for the poor quality of the phtographs as there was a strong breeze blowing. just a […]

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Crotalaria vestita

Crotalaria vestita Baker; .   Crotalaria vestita Baker: Found in Maharashtra, Gujarat, M.P., Karnataka. Fabaceae (Faboideae)Fortnight::Crotalaria vestita??::Harishchandragad::PKA-OCT-91:: 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (3) Came across this herb at “Harishchandragad” (30-11-2009). Could this be Crotalaria vestita?? Please validate this ID.. Yes, C. vestita. Crotalaria calycina??021209PKA3  : Attachments (3). 10 posts by 7 authors. Came across this herb […]

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Crotalaria montana

Crotalaria montana Roth (Syn: Crotalaria diffusa Link; Crotalaria formosana Matsum.;  Crotalaria linifolia auct. non L.f. (misapplied); Crotalaria saxatilis Zoll.; Crotalaria tecta sensu Trimen non Roth; Crotalaria vogelii F.Dietr.); . Annual herb up to 1 m tall with feruginous stem; leaves oblanceolate, oblong to linear, up to 5 cm long, densely hairy beneath, petiole 1 mm long, stipules […]

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Crotalaria scabrella

Crotalaria scabrella Wight & Arn. (Syn: Crotalaria bourneae Fyson; Crotalaria conferta Fyson; Crotalaria ovalifolia Fyson; Crotalaria rubiginosa auct. non Willd.; Crotalaria rubiginosa var. scabrella (Wight & Arn.) Baker);     Crotalaria scabra: Crotalaria scabra – From Kothagiri Forest, Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, Nilgiri, Tamil Nadu This is Crotalaria sccabrella Wight & Arn. This photo is taken […]

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Crotalaria triquetra

Crotalaria triquetra Dalzell (Syn: Crotalaria triquetra var. garanbiensis Liu & Lu ex Lu); . East Timor (N) ; India (N) ; Andhra Pradesh; Dadra-Nagar-Haveli ; Goa; Gujarat ; Karnataka ; Kerala; Madhaya Pradesh; Maharashtra; Orissa ; Rajasthan; Tamil Nadu ; Indonesia (N) ; Bali ; Jawa (N) ; Lesser Sunda Is (N) ; Sri Lanka (I) as […]

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Crotalaria nana

Crotalaria nana Burm.f.; . Australia (N); Cambodia (N); China (N); Henan; India (N); Andhra Pradesh ; Goa; Gujarat; Karnataka; Kerala; Madhaya Pradesh; Maharashtra ; Nicobar Is (N); Orissa; Rajasthan ; Tamil Nadu; Uttar Pradesh; West Bengal ; Indonesia (N) ; Jamaica (I); Jawa (N); Myanmar (N); Nepal (U); Sri Lanka (N) ; Thailand (N); Vietnam […]

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Crotalaria grahamiana

Crotalaria grahamiana Wight & Arn.;      Crotalaria grahamiana Wight & Arn. SN Mar 7 : Attachments (1). 1 post by 1 author. Crotalaria grahamiana Wight & Arn., Fam – Fabaceae Wild under shrub in the tea estate area Walparai, Coimbatore DT, Tamilnadu     Plant for ID 17/12/09 SMP1 :  4 posts by 2 authors. […]

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Crotalaria pusilla

Crotalaria pusilla DC.; Images by Anurag N. Sharma  ANOCT73 Crotalaria sp. for identification : 5 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (4). Nandi Hills18th October 2014 Leaves in the posted plant are up to 1 cm long. Pods are .6 cm long.Please validate if it can be Crotalaria pusilla.1) http://florakarnataka.ces.iisc.ernet.in/hjcb2/img/pdf/Crotalaria%20pusilla/440.pdf.jpg 3) Key- (http://florakarnataka.ces.iisc.ernet.in/hjcb2/img/pdf/Crotalaria%20pusilla/429.pdf.jpg) (

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Crotalaria agatiflora subsp. engleri

Crotalaria agatiflora subsp. engleri (Baker f.) Polhill (Syn: Crotalaria engleri Baker f.; Crotalaria grandibracteata “sensu Brenan, p.p.” (misapplied); Crotalaria imperialis sensu Dale & Greenway (misapplied));    Fabaceae week: Crotalaria agathiflora ssp. engleri: An interesting species of Crotalaria from Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve, Crotolaria agathiflora ssp. engleri It is the only one Crotalaria species seen in India in Tree form. […]

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Crotalaria pulchra

Crotalaria pulchra Andrews (Syn: Crotalaria pulcherrima Sims; Crotalaria pulcherrima DC.);  India (N): Andhra Pradesh; Karnataka; Tamil Nadu; Mauritius (I) as per ILDIS; Common name: Handsome Rattlepod • Telugu: Nela Janumu   Fabaceae-Faboideae (Papilionaceae) Week: RVS7: Crotalaria pulchra: Crotalaria pulchra from Talakona, AP. Crotalaria pulchra Andrews : Attachments (2). 1 post by 1 author.  Crotalaria pulchra Andrews(= […]

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Crotalaria paniculata

Crotalaria paniculata Willd.;        Fabaceae-Faboideae (Papilionaceae) Week: RVS6: Crotalaria paniculata: Crotalaria paniculata from Tiruvannamalai, TN. efloraindia: 281111 BRS 213: Pl. find the attached file contain photo for id. request. Location: CODISIA Road, Coimbatore Date: 27.11.2011 Habitat: Urban (road side) Habit: Herb Crotalaria paniculata. efi thread. ARJUL41 Herb for ID (Repost) : 6 posts by 4 […]

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