African Plant Database

Indigofera garckeana Vatke
Protologue : Oesterr. Bot. Z. 29: 221 (1879)
Information on the genus : Indigofera
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Indigofera rhynchocarpa var. quadrangularis Berhaut
=Indigofera tetragona J.-P. Lebrun & Taton
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Softy woody shrub 1-3 m tall, but sometimes flowering on much shorter coppiced shoots; stems 3-4-angled or winged, strigulose or pubescent.
Ecology : Scattered-trees grassland; deciduous, Brachystegia woodland; wooded savanna or open forest on sand; under slight shade on tamped soil; bushland; 550-1950 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): 117
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Kew Bull. 53: 651-668 (1998)
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 Flora of Zimbabwe
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
carte afrique num 65391
Record n°65391
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