African Plant Database

Indigofera brachynema J. B. Gillett
Protologue : Kew Bull. 24: 487 (1970)
Information on the genus : Indigofera
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Indigofera argentea auct. J.B.Gillett p.p. quoad pl. ex Teita, non Burm.f.
=Indigofera colutea var. linearis J. B. Gillett
=*Indigofera semitrijuga auct. J.B.Gillett quoad specim. Hildebrandt 2399
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Erect annual herb to 35 cm tall, covered with a sparse or dense indumentum of white, ± appressed hairs; also rather short erect multicellular gland-tipped hairs nearly always occur (never found on the leaflets).
Ecology : Dry grassland, Acacia-Commiphora bushland; margins of cultivations; on sand or on dunes; 0-1250 m alt.
  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): 487
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see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 65589
Record n°65589
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