African Plant Database


Indigofera cryptantha Benth. ex Harv.
Family : FABACEAE
Protologue : Fl. Cap. 2: 195 (1862)
Information on the genus : Indigofera
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Indigofera cryptantha Benth. ex Harv. var. cryptantha (1862)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Indigofera cryptantha Benth. ex Harv. var. cryptantha (1862)
Indigofera cryptantha var. occidentalis Baker f.
Indigofera cryptantha subsp. desmodioides (Baker) Du Puy & Labat (2002)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Much-branched shrublet to 50 cm tall with a few erect stems from a woody rootstock; branches angular and furrowed.
Ecology : Ecology unknown in Zimbabwe; grassland and bushveld in S. Africa.
  Namibia [var. cryptantha and var. occidentalis Bak. f.]; Madagascar [var. desmodioides (Bak.) J. B. Gillett [syn.: I. cryptantha subsp. desmodioides (Bak.) Du Puy & Labat, Legum. Madag.: 489, 2002].
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Herb, Shrub; Subhumid; Anthropic; 500-999 m, 1000-1499 m; distribution: Africa.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2012). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 3(4): 130
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
 
Map
carte afrique num 176921
 
Record n°176921
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