African Plant Database

Indigofera secundiflora Poir.
Protologue : Encycl. (Lamarck) Suppl. 3 3(4): 148 (1813) 
Information on the genus : Indigofera
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Indigofera secundiflora Poir. var. secundiflora
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Indigofera glutinosa Vahl ex Schumach.
=Indigofera oligosperma DC.
Taxon infra-specific
Indigofera secundiflora var. rubripilosa De Wild.
Indigofera secundiflora var. schimperi Tisser.
Indigofera secundiflora Poir. var. secundiflora
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Stout erect annual herb 0,2-1,3 m tall; stems rather densely covered with white somewhat crisped biramous hairs and often also with red spreading multicellular hairs.
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Ecology : Swampd; waste places; grassland; woodland; disturbed or moist ground; laterite rocky outcrops with wet flushes and thin soil with Selaginella ujamnjamensis, Aeollanthus spp., Aloe sp. and many annuals, on rocks along small brook; etc...
  Comprises 4 vars.: [see more in the book]

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2012). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 3(4): 199
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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carte afrique num 176878
Record n°176878
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