African Plant Database


Indigofera melanadenia Benth. ex Harv.
Family : FABACEAE
Protologue : Fl. Cap. (Harvey) 2: 195 (1862) 
Information on the genus : Indigofera
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Indigofera malacostachys Benth. ex Harv.
=Indigofera malacostachys var. macrura Conrath ex Baker f.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect, much-branched shrub to ± 1,5 m tall with flexuoses, patent, ± tomentoso-canescent, branches spreading to all sides and angularly bent; leaf-rachis with conspicuous black glands at the junction of each leaflet pair.
Ecology : Ecology unknown in Zimbabwe; rocky outcrops in grassland and open woodland in S. Africa.
  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): 87
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 65158
 
Record n°65158
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