African Plant Database

Indigofera charlieriana Schinz
Protologue : Verh. Bot. Vereins Prov. Brandenburg xxx: 165 (1888)
Information on the genus : Indigofera
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Indigofera charlieriana Schinz var. charlieriana
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Indigofera charlieriana var. sessilis (Chiov.) J.B. Gillett
=Indigofera linearis var. sessilis Chiov.
=Indigofera charlieriana subsp. sessilis (Chiov.) Schrire (2012)
=Indigofera relaxata N.E. Br. (1925)
Taxon infra-specific
Indigofera charlieriana Schinz var. charlieriana
Indigofera charlieriana var. lata J.B. Gillett
Indigofera charlieriana var. scaberrima (Schinz) J.B. Gillett
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Slender, spreading strigulose annual herb to 20 cm tall.
Ecology : Sandy grassland; abandoned cultivations; sandy coastal grassland; in sand by lagoon; 0-230 m alt.
  Botswana, Namibia, S. Africa.
  The possible var. scaberrima (Schinz J. B.) Gillett occurs only in Namibia and N Central Cape; var. lata J. B. Gillett in Namibia.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2012). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 3(4): 38
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