African Plant Database


Indigofera oblongifolia Forssk.
Family : FABACEAE
Protologue : Fl. Aegypt.-Arab. 137 (1775)
Information on the genus : Indigofera
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Indigofera paucifolia Delile (1813)
=Indigofera lotoides Lam. (1789)
=Indigofera desodioides Baker
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect silvery-pubescent, glaucous shrublet, 1-1,5(1-3) m tall with many, branched stems.
Ecology : Black clay; edges of brackush places, near stream and tanus; wooded pool on gravelly plateau with muddy soil; wadis and graras; sandy-clayey soil; sand; grassland bushland, stony ground; sandy thickets; 480 (? And less) - 1200 m alt.
  Egypt; Socotra; Arabia, Jordan, S Iran, India, Sri Lanka; Java (disjunct area with locality in Angola). Not in East Africa (= I. schimperi).
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Shrub; Dry; Grassland, Anthropic; 0-499 m; distribution: Africa. Asia,

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • BERHAUT, J. (1967). Flore du Sénégal (éd. 2).
  • OZENDA, P. (1983). Flore et végétation du Sahara. Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris.
  • Med-Checklist 4: 114 (1989).
  • BARRY J. P. & J. C. CELLES (1991). Flore de Mauritanie. Institut supérieur scientifique de Nouakchott - Université de Nice. 1: 251
  • LEBRUN, J. P. (1998). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires de la Mauritanie et du Sahara occidental. Boissiera 55: 135
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (1998). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires rares, menacées ou endémiques du Maroc. Bocconea 8: 124 
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 1: 312 (1999).
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (2005). Flore vasculaire du Maroc. Inventaire et chorologie [1]. Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 37: 206
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 65437
 
Record n°65437
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