Crotalaria species

Show simple item record Botha, C.J. (Christoffel Jacobus) Venter, Elna
dc.contributor.other University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences. Section Pharmacology and Toxicology
dc.coverage.spatial Africa en
dc.coverage.spatial South Africa en 2009-02-19T07:20:27Z 2009-02-19T07:20:27Z 2002
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dc.description.abstract DISTRIBUTION: Usually in grassland. C. dura grows from sea level to 900 m above, while C. globifera can grow up to 1 500 m above sea level. en
dc.description.abstract BOTANICAL DESCRIPTION: General: C. dura and C. globifera are both shrublets with woody rootstocks and annual aerial stems and branches. Leaves: The leaves are trifoliate. Flowers: Terminal yellow inflorescences with pea-like flowers. Fruit: The seeds are carried in pods. en
dc.description.abstract TOXIC PRINCIPLE: The active principles of Crotalaria spp. worldwide are the pyrrolizidine alkaloids (dicrotaline, monocrotaline) mainly responsible for severe liver and/or lung damage in stock. en
dc.description.abstract SYNDROMES: Jaagsiekte. en
dc.description.abstract SYSTEMS AFFECTED: Respiratory system. en
dc.description.abstract CLINICAL SIGNS: “Jaagsiekte” in horses. Fever, polypnoea, dyspnoea, subcutaneous and pulmonary emphysema, interstitial pneumonia and liver fibrosis. en
dc.description.uri en
dc.identifier.citation Botha, CJ & Venter, E 2002, 'Plants poisonous to livestock Southern Africa (CD-ROM)' University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences, Section Pharmacology and Toxicology, Pretoria, South Africa. en
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dc.source Original format: University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science. en
dc.subject Plant poisoning en
dc.subject Toxicology en
dc.subject Plant poisoning in animals en
dc.subject Poisonous plants en
dc.subject Pyrrolizidine alkaloids en
dc.subject Dicrotaline en
dc.subject Monocrotaline en
dc.subject.lcsh Poisonous plants -- Toxicology -- Africa, Southern en
dc.subject.lcsh Veterinary toxicology en
dc.title Crotalaria species en
dc.title.alternative Rattle bush en
dc.title.alternative Jaagsiektebossie af
dc.title.alternative Crotalaria dura en
dc.title.alternative Wild lucerne en
dc.title.alternative Wilde lusern af
dc.title.alternative Crotalaria globifera en
dc.title.alternative Crotalaria juncea en
dc.title.alternative Sunn-hemp en
dc.title.alternative Sunn-hennep en
dc.title.alternative Crotalaria spartioides en
dc.title.alternative Dune bush en
dc.title.alternative Duinebossie af
dc.title.alternative Besembossie af
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