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Crotalaria elliptica Roxb.

1795-1804

Unknown Artist

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Title

Crotalaria elliptica Roxb.

Date

1795-1804

Description

Watercolour illustration commissioned by William Roxburgh. ROX1888. In his 'Flora Indica', Roxburgh describes this species as a spreading shrub, native of China. Roxburgh also notes that, in the Botanic garden at Calcutta, this plant flowers in August and September, and ripens its seed two or three months afterwards. Roxburgh, 'Flora Indica' (1832) v.3, p.279.

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Location

South Asia

Region

Continent

Location Accuracy

Unknown

Medium

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