African Plant Database

Indigofera subcorymbosa Baker
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. 2: 91 (1871) 
Information on the genus : Indigofera
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Indigofera subcorymbosa Baker var. subcorymbosa (1871)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Indigofera dekindtii Tisser. (1931)
=Indigofera subcorymbosa var. eylesii Baker f. (1926)
=*Indigofera dekindtii auct. quoad specim. Antunes 3162
Taxon infra-specific
Indigofera subcorymbosa Baker var. subcorymbosa (1871)
Indigofera subcorymbosa var. grandis Schrire (1998)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Slender erect distantly branched shrub 0,6-3 m tall; new branches green, striate, sparsely white pubescent; older stems cylindrical, blackish-grey, with circular lenticels; leaves soon deciduous. Habit of a Coronilla.
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Ecology : eciduous thickets; Brachystegia woodland; riparian forest margins; rocky spreading bushy places, among ferns and shrubs; (var. subcorymbosa); 700-1700 m alt. - Riparian woodland; woodland with tall grass annually burned, forest margins, gorges, etc...
  Comprises 2 vars.: - var. subcorymbosa; - var. grandis Schrire, Kew Bull. 53: 665, 1998 - Intermediates between them are known.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2012). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 3(4): 129
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carte afrique num 176900
Record n°176900
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