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Indigofera paniculata Vahl ex Pers.
Protologue : Syn. Pl. (Persoon) 2: 325 (1807)
Information on the genus : Indigofera
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Indigofera paniculata Vahl ex Pers. subsp. paniculata
Taxon infra-specific
Indigofera paniculata subsp. gazensis (Baker f.) J.B. Gillett
Indigofera paniculata Vahl ex Pers. subsp. paniculata
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect, strigose, branched annual herb 0,3-1,5 m or more tall, with a taproot.
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Ecology : Humid ground; pool edges; forest gallery; savanna; fields; river banks; clayey-sandy to clayey temporarily flooded soils; grassland; forest margins; dried-up swamps; old cultivations; "common at the upper water level of the Volta Lake, Ghana", etc...
  Comprises 2 subspp.: - paniculata (syn.: I. procera Schumach. & Thonn.); - gazensis (Bak. f.) J. B. Gillett

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2012). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 3(4): 167
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography other :
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:236 (2012)
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Record n°176896
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