African Plant Database


Indigofera astragalina DC.
Family : FABACEAE
Protologue : Prodr. (DC.) 2: 228 (1825) 
Information on the genus : Indigofera
 
 
Status
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

Bibliography other :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 64937
 
Record n°64937 modified 2007-04-19
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