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  1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Indigofera L.
      1. Indigofera bussei J.B.Gillett

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Tanzania.

    [FTEA]

    Leguminosae, J. B. Gillett, R. M. Polhill & B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1971

    Habit
    Resembles I. concinna but much larger in all its parts; branches up to 60 cm. long.
    Leaves
    Leaf-rhachis up to 2.5 cm. long; leaflets 7–11, up to 12 mm. long.
    Inflorescences
    Raceme 6–10-flowered, ± 2 cm. long including a peduncle of 5–8 mm.
    Calyx
    Calyx ± 3.5 mm. long.
    Stamens
    Stamens ± 4 mm. long.
    Fruits
    Pod 12–14 mm. long, ± 1.4 mm. wide, 5–9-seeded.
    Figures
    Fig. 36/3, p. 221.
    Habitat
    Not recorded; 0–100 m.
    Distribution
    T8 known only from the type gathering
    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Insufficiently known
    Habit
    Annual, Not climbing, Herb

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Tanzania

    Other Data

    Indigofera bussei J.B.Gillett appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Busse, W. [2361], Tanzania K000392831 holotype

    Bibliography

    First published in Kew Bull., Addit. Ser. 1: 19 (1958)

    Accepted by

    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Gillett in Kew Bulletin, Add. Ser 1: 19 (1958).

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    International Legume Database and Information Service
    International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0