African Plant Database

Indigofera astragalina DC.
Protologue : Prodr. (DC.) 2: 228 (1825) 
Information on the genus : Indigofera
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect or straggling grey herb ± 25-70 cm tall.
Ecology : Sansy grounds; muddy sand; sand on sandstone; often ruderal; rocaille; waste or cultivated ground; heavely grazed grassland; to 1800 m alt.
  S. Africa; Namibia-India, Burma, Pakistan, Sri Lanka. Introduced in the West Indies.
  Confused with I. hirsuta

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2012). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 3(4): 78
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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carte afrique num 64937
Record n°64937 modified 2007-04-19
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