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Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2509)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2408)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2040)

      Order: Fabales (231)

        Family: Fabaceae (231) (family description)

          Genus: Crotalaria (9)

           Epithet: linifolia L.f. (4)

Synonyms: Crotalaria caespitosa Roxb., Crotalaria diffusa Wight & Arn., Crotalaria tecta B.Heyne

caespitosa => growing in dense tufts

diffusa => spread about, wildly or loosely spreading

linifolia => leaves like Linum (flax)

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Crotalaria linifolia at World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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