African Plant Database

Microcharis welwitschii (Baker) Schrire
Protologue : Bothalia 22: 167 (1992)
Information on the genus : Microcharis
Basionym : Indigofera welwitschii Baker var. welwitschii
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Anila welwitschii (Baker) Kuntze
 Indigofera welwitschii Baker var. welwitschii
 Indigofera welwitschii Baker
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Indigofera variabilis De Wild. (1904)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Ramose, delicate annual herb 10-40 cm tall, erect, ascending or prostrate, with a sparse indumentum of stiff spreading biramous hairs.
Ecology : Rocky hills and outcrops; crevices and shallow soil on granitic rocks; shortly-grassy meadows; moist meadows at banks of river; marshy pastures; stony dry ranges; 1200-1300 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • EXELL, A. & WILD, H. (2012). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 3(4): 15
  • DARBYSHIRE, I. KORDOFAMI, M. & AL. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing : 179
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