Crotalaria pallida Aiton

Common name

English: Smooth Rattlebox

Mandarin: 猪屎豆 (zhu shi dou)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2036)

      Order: Fabales (229)

        Family: Fabaceae (229) (family description)

          Genus: Crotalaria (9)

           Epithet: pallida Aiton (2)

Synonyms: Crotalaria brownei DC., Crotalaria fertilis Delile, Crotalaria hookeri Arn.

fertilis => fertile, productive

pallida => somewhat pallid, greenish

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Crotalaria pallida at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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