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Indigofera dendroides Jacq.
Protologue : Collectanea [Jacquin] 2: 357 (1789)
Information on the genus : Indigofera
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Indigofera gillettii De Wild. & T. Durand (1903)
=*Indigofera dalabaca A. Chev. (1920)
=Indigofera kengeleensis De Wild. (1923)
=Indigofera palustris Vatke (1878)
=Indigofera sesbaniifolia A. Chev. (1911)
=Indigofera multijuga Baker (1871)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Elegant, erect, wiry, ± branched annual herb 0,2-1,5 m tall; sparsely appressed strigulose; hairs often brown, especially on the inflorescence; branches slender, branchlets rather patent; general appearence of a Phyllanthus.
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Ecology : Grassland; cultivated ground; seasonal swamps and flood plains; scrub; sparingly grassy slopes; pathsides; savanna; neglected Cedrela plantation with regenerating mixed woodland with Combretum collinum, Stereospermum kunthianum, etc...
  Morphological variation considerable.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2012). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 3(4): 100
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 333 (2006).

Bibliography other :
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:233 (2012)
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
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
carte afrique num 65379
Record n°65379
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