African Plant Database

Indigofera heterotricha DC.
Protologue : Prodr. (DC.) 2: 227 (1825) 
Information on the genus : Indigofera
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Indigofera heterotricha DC. subsp. heterotricha
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Indigofera rudis N.E. Br. (1925)
=Indigofera heterotricha var. rhodesiana Baker f. (1903)
Taxon infra-specific
Indigofera heterotricha subsp. pechuelii (Kuntze) Schrire (2012)
Indigofera heterotricha DC. subsp. heterotricha
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Woody shrub, erect with stem, branches and peduncles densely set with horizontal, rigid, gland-tipped bristles; stems numerous, subsimple or branched from below, rigid, 15-30(-? 100) cm tall;
Ecology : Ecology unknown in tropical Africa (? river bed or banks).
  Namibia, S. Africa, Botswana.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2012). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 3(4): 210
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Namibia photo from Kyffhauser
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
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