African Plant Database

Cyamopsis dentata (N.E. Br.) Torre
Notes : intermediate between C.senegalensis et C.serrata
Information on the genus : Cyamopsis
Basionym : Indigofera dentata N.E. Br.
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Indigofera dentata N.E. Br. (1909)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect branching annual herb 30-35 cm tall, all over clothed with appressed biramous hairs, with entire or dentate leaflets; flowers mauve-purple, glabrous and erect pods.
Ecology : Ecology not precised; "subdeserto"; 600-1300 m alt. (Angola).
  Variable in shape of leaflets; and certain forms thus considered as intermediate between C. senegalensis and C. serrata Schinz from Namibia, S. Africa, although typical forms appear to represent a distinct species.
  Angola, E & S. Zimbabwe; Namibia, Botswana, S. Africa.
  Considered as a synonym under C. serrata Schinz by A. Schreiber & al. In Merxmüller, Prodr. Fl. Südwestafrika 60: 29-30, 1970. Not mapped.
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Record n°127187 modified 2013-02-04
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