African Plant Database


Indigofera hochstetteri Baker
Family : FABACEAE
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 2: 101 (1871)
Information on the genus : Indigofera
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Indigofera hochstetteri Baker subsp. hochstetteri
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Indigofera semhaensis auct.
=*Indigofera arenaria A. Rich. (1847) non E.Mey.
=*Indigofera ornithopioides Hochst. ex Jaub. & Spach (1856) (1856), non Schumach. & Thonn. (1827)
=Indigofera anabaptista Steud. ex Baker
=Indigofera jaubertiana Schweinf.
 
Taxon infra-specific
Indigofera hochstetteri Baker subsp. hochstetteri
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Spreading annual trigose herb 10-60 cm tall, with ridged stems ramose from the base; sometimes weakly ascendent.
Ecology : Grassy savannas; open grassland; hard-pan; sandy-clayey hollow, temporarily humid; sand; 0-2600 m alt.
  Socotra, Arabia, Pakistan, India. - Subsp. streyana (Merxm.) A. Schreib. In Namibia.
  NO specimen collected in East Africa before 1926.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2012). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 3(4): 33
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • OZENDA, P. (1983). Flore et végétation du Sahara. Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris.
  • Med-Checklist 4: 114 (1989).
  • BARRY J. P. & J. C. CELLES (1991). Flore de Mauritanie. Institut supérieur scientifique de Nouakchott - Université de Nice. 1: 251
  • LEBRUN, J. P. (1998). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires de la Mauritanie et du Sahara occidental. Boissiera 55: 134
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 1: 309 (1999).

Bibliography other :
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:234 (2012)
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 146720
 
Record n°146720
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