African Plant Database

Indigofera longibarbata Engl.
Protologue : Hochgebirgsfl. Afrika 257 (1892)
Information on the genus : Indigofera
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Indigofera longebarbata Engl. (1892)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Indigofera griquana Schltr. ex Zahlbr.
=Indigofera schlechteri Baker f.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Slightly woody annual or short-lived perennial, erect 0,3-1,5 m tall with reddish, slightly ridged, stiffly brown-black pilose, ± ramose stems.
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Ecology : Grassland; bamboo thickets; woodland; sandy places along thickets; roadsides, flooded; wooded meadows with tall herbage; sandy ůeadows by forests with Protea, Eugenia; forest margins with Crotalaria, Cracca, Ampelocissu; old cultivations; etc...
  Very variable.
  S. Africa.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (2012). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 3(4): 77
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carte afrique num 65651
Record n°65651
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