Crotalaria assamica Benth.

Common name

English: Indian Rattlebox


Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Fabales (229)

        Family: Fabaceae (229) (family description)

          Genus: Crotalaria (9)

           Epithet: assamica Benth. (1)

Synonyms: Crotalaria burmannii DC., Crotalaria sericea Burm.f.

assamica => native to Assam (northeastern state of India)

burmannii => in honor of Nicholaas Laurens Burman (1734-1793), Dutch botanist

sericea => silky, covered with silky pubescence


Climate: tropical

Habit: herb, shrub

Flower colour: yellow

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