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  1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Indigofera L.
      1. Indigofera dyeri Britten

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Kenya to Botswana.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Erect branching annual up to 30 cm. tall; stems slender, covered with ± appressed white biramous hairs, and usually also having a few rather long erect multicellular hairs.
    Leaves
    Leaves free from multicellular hairs; stipules spreading, subulate, setaceous, ± 4 mm. long; rhachis up to 25 mm. long, including a petiole of 4–10 mm., prolonged 2–4 mm. beyond lateral leaflets; leaflets 5–9(very rarely –11), narrowly elliptic-oblong, up to 16 mm. long and 4 mm. wide, strigulose above, strigose beneath.
    Inflorescences
    Raceme free from multicellular hairs, 8–15-flowered, up to 4 cm. long including a peduncle of ± 1 cm.; bracts ± 1 mm. long, caducous; pedicels ± 1 mm. long.
    Calyx
    Calyx strigulose, 2–3 mm. long; lobes setaceous.
    Stamens
    Stamens ± 3 mm. long.
    Style
    Style 2–2.5 mm. long.
    Fruits
    Pods cylindrical, up to 10 mm. long, ±1.5 mm. wide, densely and stiffly white strigulose, free from multicellular hairs, ± 6-seeded; endocarp spotted.
    Habitat
    Not recorded; 0–1500 m.
    Distribution
    K7 T5
    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Habit
    Annual, Not climbing, Herb

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Botswana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe

    Accepted Infraspecifics

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Indigofera dyeri Britten appears in other Kew resources:

    Bibliography

    First published in J. Bot. 35: 453 (1897)

    Accepted by

    • Schrire, B.D. (2012). Flora Zambesiaca 3(4): 1-245. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Schrire, B.D. (2012). Flora Zambesiaca 3(4): 1-245. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Gillett in Kew Bulletin 24: 491 (1970).
    • Gillett in Kew Bulletin, Add. Ser. 1: 67 (1958)
    • Britten in Journal of Botany 35: 453 (1897).

    Sources

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