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Crotalaria  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 26569

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): rattlebox [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyFabaceae  – peas, legumes  
                               GenusCrotalaria L. – rattlebox  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Crotalaria agatiflora Schweinf. – canarybird-bush 
                                  Species Crotalaria alata Buch.-Ham. ex D. Don – rattlebox 
                                  Species Crotalaria argyrolobioides Baker  
                                  Species Crotalaria assamica Benth. – Indian rattlebox 
                                  Species Crotalaria atrorubens Hochst. ex Benth.  
                                  Species Crotalaria avonensis DeLaney & Wunderlin – Avon Park rattlebox, Avon Park harebells 
                                  Species Crotalaria berteroana DC. – Berteron's rattlebox 
                                  Species Crotalaria biflora L. – twoflower rattlebox 
                                  Species Crotalaria brevidens Benth. – Ethiopian rattlebox 
                                  Species Crotalaria breviflora DC. – shortflower rattlebox 
                                  Species Crotalaria cajanifolia Kunth – chipilín, chipilín de zope, chipilín montés 
                                  Species Crotalaria capensis Jacq.  
                                  Species Crotalaria cleomifolia Welw. ex Baker  
                                  Species Crotalaria cunninghamii R. Br. – birdflower 
                                  Species Crotalaria eremaea F. Muell.  
                                  Species Crotalaria falcata Vahl ex DC.  
                                  Species Crotalaria ferruginea Graham ex Benth.  
                                  Species Crotalaria filipes Benth.  
                                  Species Crotalaria goreensis Guill. & Perr. – gamba-pea 
                                  Species Crotalaria grahamiana Wight & Arn.  
                                  Species Crotalaria hebecarpa (DC.) Rudd  
                                  Species Crotalaria incana L. – shakeshake 
                                  Species Crotalaria juncea L. – sunn hemp 
                                  Species Crotalaria laburnifolia L.  
                                  Species Crotalaria laburnoides Klotzsch  
                                  Species Crotalaria lachnophora Hochst. ex A. Rich.  
                                  Species Crotalaria lanceolata E. Mey. – lanceleaf rattlebox 
                                  Species Crotalaria longirostrata Hook. & Arn. – longbeak rattlebox 
                                  Species Crotalaria lotifolia L. – cascabelillo axilar 
                                  Species Crotalaria medicaginea Lam.  
                                  Species Crotalaria micans Link – Caracas rattlebox 
                                  Species Crotalaria mysorensis Roth – rattlebox 
                                  Species Crotalaria nitens Kunth  
                                  Species Crotalaria novae-hollandiae DC. – New Holland rattlepod 
                                  Species Crotalaria ochroleuca G. Don – slender leaf rattlebox 
                                  Species Crotalaria orixensis Rottler ex Willd.  
                                  Species Crotalaria pallida Aiton – smooth rattlebox, smooth crotalaria, striped crotalaria, salts rattlebox 
                                  Species Crotalaria paulina Schrank – rattlebox 
                                  Species Crotalaria pumila Ortega – low rattlebox 
                                  Species Crotalaria purshii DC. – Pursh's rattlebox 
                                  Species Crotalaria quinquefolia L.  
                                  Species Crotalaria retusa L. – rattleweed 
                                  Species Crotalaria rogersii Baker f.  
                                  Species Crotalaria rotundifolia J.F. Gmel. – rabbitbells 
                                  Species Crotalaria sagittalis L. – arrowhead rattlebox, arrow crotalaria 
                                  Species Crotalaria saltiana Andrews – African rattlebox 
                                  Species Crotalaria senegalensis (Pers.) Bacle ex DC.  
                                  Species Crotalaria spectabilis Roth – showy rattlebox, rattlebox, showy crotalaria 
                                  Species Crotalaria sphaerocarpa Perr. ex DC.  
                                  Species Crotalaria stipularia Desv. – cascabelillo alado 
                                  Species Crotalaria trichotoma Bojer – West Indian rattlebox 
                                  Species Crotalaria trifoliastrum Willd.  
                                  Species Crotalaria vallicola Baker f.  
                                  Species Crotalaria verrucosa L. – blue rattlesnake 
                                  Species Crotalaria virgulata Klotzsch – thicket rattlebox, rattlebox 
                                  Species Crotalaria vitellina Ker Gawl. – rattlebox 

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  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Fabaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Crotalaria   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Crotalaria   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Crotalaria   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Crotalaria   
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