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*Crotalaria laburnifolia L.
Birdflower
A very attractive plant which is naturalised in North Queensland. It is originally from  Africa and South East Asia. It looked quite at home in Chillagoe, growing with Crotalaria aridicola.


  Crotalaria laburnifolia Crotalaria laburnifolia
 
  Description: Flowers Description: Flowers and buds
  Location:Chillagoe, North Queensland Location:Chillagoe, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates: 17˚11.1474S 144˚32.8314E GPS coordinates: 17˚11.1474S 144˚32.8314E
  Date of photo:6 March 2016 Date of photo:6 March 2016
  Field No.:3911 Field No.:3911
     
  Crotalaria laburnifolia Crotalaria laburnifolia
 
  Description:Plant overhanging on roadside Description: Leaves
Location:Chillagoe, North Queensland Location:Chillagoe, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates: 17˚11.1474S 144˚32.8314E GPS coordinates: 17˚11.1474S 144˚32.8314E
  Date of photo:6 March 2016 Date of photo:6 March 2016
  Field No.:3911 Field No.:3911
     
  Crotalaria laburnifolia Crotalaria laburnifolia
Description:Pods Description:Plant in habitat
  Location:Chillagoe, North Queensland Location:Chillagoe, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates: 17˚11.1474S 144˚32.8314E GPS coordinates: 17˚11.1474S 144˚32.8314E
  Date of photo:6 March 2016 Date of photo:6 March 2016
  Field No.:3911 Field No.:3911
     
   


References (accessed 20 May 2017):


Holland A E, (2002), A review of Crotalaria L. (Fabaceae:Crotalarieae) in Australia,
Austrobaileya, 6(2) 293-324

http://keys.trin.org.au/key-server/data/0e0f0504-0103-430d-8004-060d07080d04/media/Html/taxon/Crotalaria_laburnifolia.htm

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Crotalaria laburnifolia