Fabaceae Lindl.
Crotalaria retusa L. , legitimate, scientific
Linnaeus, C. (1 May 1753), Species Plantarum 2: 715 [tax. nov.]
  • Type: "Habitat in India."
Hooker, J.D. (29 December 1859), Introductory Essay. The botany of the Antarctic voyage of H.M. Discovery ships Erebus and Terror. III. Flora Tasmaniae 2(11): xliii [secondary reference]
Mueller, F.J.H. von (1862), Fragmenta Phytographiae Australiae 3(19): 51 [secondary reference]
Bentham, G. (5 October 1864), Flora Australiensis 2: 181 BHL [secondary reference]
Mueller, F.J.H. von (1881), A catalogue of plants collected during Mr. Alexander Forrest's geographical exploration of North-west Australia in 1879. Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New South Wales 14: 86 [secondary reference]
Mueller, F.J.H. von (1882), Systematic Census of Australian Plants: 38 [secondary reference]
Moore, C. (1893), Handbook of the Flora of New South Wales: 145 [secondary reference]
Dixon, W.A. (1906), The Plants of New South Wales: 119 [secondary reference]
Bailey, F.M. (1913), Comprehensive Catalogue of Queensland Plants: 132 [secondary reference]
Maiden, J.H. & Betche, E. (1916), A Census of New South Wales Plants: 106 [secondary reference]
Anonymous in Specht, R.L. & Mountford, C.P. (ed.) (August 1958), Plants collected by Dr H. Basedow on the Mackay Expedition in Arnhem Land, 1928. Records of the American-Australian Scientific Expedition to Arnhem Land No. 3 Botany and Plant Ecology: 323 [secondary reference]
Munk, W.J. de (1962), Preliminary revision of some genera of Malaysian Papilionaceae III - a census of the genus Crotalaria. Reinwardtia 6(3): 212-213 [secondary reference]
Chippendale, G.M. & Murray, L.R. (1963), Poisonous Plants of the Northern Territory: 7, 8, 12, 48, Fig. 22, 74 [secondary reference]
common name: Rattlepod [n/a] common name: Wedge-leaved Rattlepod [n/a]
Chippendale, G.M. (17 April 1972), Check List of Northern Territory Plants. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 96(4): 239 BHL [secondary reference]
Niyomdham, C. (1978), A Revision of the genus Crotalaria Linn. (Papilionaceae) in Thailand. Thai Forest Bulletin. Botany 11: 151 [secondary reference]
  • Lectotype: "... Type from Ceylon, Hermann's Herb. folio 2: 21, (BM) - lectotype !)..."
Lee, A.T. & Thompson, J. (1984), Fabaceae. Flora of New South Wales, National Herbarium of New South Wales 101(2): 160 [misapplied]
misapplied to: Crotalaria spectabilis Roth legitimate by Moore, C. (1893), Handbook of the Flora of New South Wales: 145
misapplied to: Crotalaria spectabilis Roth legitimate by Maiden, J.H. & Betche, E. (1916), A Census of New South Wales Plants: 106
Williams, K.A.W. (1984), Native Plants of Queensland 2: 90 [secondary reference]
Green, J.W. (1985), Census of the Vascular Plants of Western Australia Edn. 2: 93 [secondary reference]
Dunlop, C.R. (1987), Checklist of the Vascular Plants of the Northern Territory. Technical Report: Conservation Commission of the Northern Territory 26: 33 [secondary reference]
Wheeler, J.R. in Wheeler, J.R. (ed.) (1992), Papilionaceae (Fabaceae). Flora of the Kimberley Region: 388, Fig. 115 [secondary reference]
common name: Wedgeleaf Rattlepod [n/a]
Dunlop, C.R., Leach, G.J. & Cowie, I.D. (1995), Flora of the Darwin Region 2: 62, Fig. 19 [secondary reference]
Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria (2011), Australian Plant Census: - APC [secondary reference]
nomenclatural synonym: Crotalaria retusa L. var. retusa legitimate
  • APC Comment: Treated as Crotalaria retusa var. retusa in CoI by I.R.H.Telford, Fl. Australia 50: 236 (1993) and in Qld.
  • APC Dist.: WA, CoI (naturalised), NT, Qld (naturalised), NSW (naturalised)
Hosking, J.R., Conn, B.J., Lepschi, B.J. & Barker, C.H. (2011), Plant species first recognised as naturalised or naturalising for New South Wales in 2004 and 2005. Cunninghamia 12(1): 96 [secondary reference]
common name: Wedge-leaved Rattlepod [n/a]
Ninkaew, S., Balslev, H., Pornpongrungrueng, P. & Chantaranothai, P. (2017), Crotalaria L. (Fabaceae: Faboideae) in continental Southeast Asia. Phytotaxa 320(1): 49, Fig. 22 (map) [secondary reference]
  • Lectotype: "SRI LANKA. Hermann 2: 21, No. 276 (lectotype BM000594584)."