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Kingdom: Plantae (2669)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2583)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2176)

      Order: Fabales (241)

        Family: Fabaceae (241)(family description)

          Genus: Crotalaria (9)

            Epithet: calycina Schrank (1)

Synonyms: Crotalaria anthylloides D.Don, Crotalaria roxburghiana DC., Crotalaria stricta Roxb.

anthylloides => resembling Anthyllis

calycina => nature or form of a calyx

roxburghiana => in honor of William Roxburgh (1751-1815), Scottish surgeon and botanist

stricta => drawn together, stiff, upright


Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow

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