Crotalaria rigida B.Heyne



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1909?

Rediscovered in 2016?



Tamil Nadu, India (southern)


Biology & Ecology










Dhatchanamoorthy, Narayanasamy, Arumugam, Thangavel and Kumar, Ponnusamy Senthil. (2016). Rediscovery of Crotalaria rigida (Leguminosae)—Rare and endemic legume of Southern India, Tamil Nadu. Phytotaxa 278(3): 297-300. [Abstract]

Nayar, M. P. and Sastry, A. R. K. (compilers). (1987, reprinted 2000). Red Data Book of Indian Plants. Volume 1. Calcutta: Botanical Survey of India. xiii + 367 pp, 16 pls, figs. [pp. 157-158]

Rao, C. Kameswara, Geetha, B. L. and Suresh, Geetha. (2003). Red List of Threatened Vascular Plant Species in India: Compiled from the 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants. ENVIS Centre on Floral Diversity, Botanical Survey of India, Kolkata. xxiv + 144 pp. [automatic download]


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