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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: tetragona Andrews (1)

Synonyms: Crotalaria esquirolii H.Lev., Crotalaria grandiflora Zoll.

esquirolii => in honor of Joseph Henri Esquirol (1870-1934), French missionary, linguist and plant collector in Yunnan, P.R. China

grandiflora => with flowers larger than the normal

tetragona => four-angled, square

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow

External links

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

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