African Plant Database

Indigofera congesta Welw. ex Baker
Protologue : Fl. Trop. Afr. [Oliver et al.] 2: 70 (1871)
Information on the genus : Indigofera
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Indigofera congesta var. flamans Baker f.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect branching, semi-woody herb to 90-180 cm tall from a taproot; stems strigulose or pubescent.
Ecology : Grassland; seasonal swamps; old cultivations; sandy ground on rice-field edge; wooded savanna with Isoberlinia doka sandy thickets; among high grasses near source; 0-1700 m alt.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2012). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 3(4): 169
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography other :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:233 (2012)
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carte afrique num 65372
Record n°65372
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