African Plant Database


Indigofera flavicans Baker
Family : FABACEAE
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 2: 73 (1871)
Information on the genus : Indigofera
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb with herbaceous, subterete stems, densely clothed with spreading or deflexed yellowish-grey silky hairs; stems spreading, creeping over the soil.
Ecology : Weed in cultivation; sand; 1250 m alt.
  Namibia, Botswana; S. Africa.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2012). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 3(4): 57

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 3: 238 (1937).
  • Ethnobotany of the Kwanyama Ovambos : 99 (1985).
 
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
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