African Plant Database

Indigofera emarginella Steud. ex A. Rich.
Protologue : Tent. Fl. Abyss. 1: 184 (1847)  
Information on the genus : Indigofera
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Indigofera emarginella Steud. ex A. Rich. var. emarginella (1847)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Indigofera coluteifolia Jaub. & Spach
=Indigofera cameronii Baker (1877)
Taxon infra-specific
Indigofera emarginella var. longifoliolata J. B. Gillett (1958)
Indigofera emarginella Steud. ex A. Rich. var. emarginella (1847)
Indigofera emarginella var. marrupaënsis Schrire (1998)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Softly woody shrub 0,25-1-2 (1-4) m tall; stems ribbed, minutely brown strigulose or puberulent, usually ascending, almost unbranching from a perennial base at ground level. General aspect of Amorpha (Fabaceae).
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Ecology : Grassland; Brachystegia woodland; forest margins; savannas; Loudetia arundinacea grassland with scattered trees; Acacia abyssinica woodland; red sandstone and loam soils; rather thick undergrowth in gorge; open bush and open woodland; etc...
  Comprises 3 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): 123
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
More info on :
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see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 176889
Record n°176889
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