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

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

    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Ecology
    Africa: Zambezian woodland
    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Herb/Shrub
    [FTEA]

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

    Stem
    Differs from I. emarginella in the more slender less erect unridged floriferous stems, which are usually short shoots on older stems showing next year’s buds in fruiting specimens.
    Leaves
    Leaflets 3–5 or rarely 7.
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence rarely over 2 cm. long, with up to 20 flowers, its axis hardly ridged and hardly thicker than the scarcely reflexed fruiting pedicel.
    Indumentum
    Indumentum of calyx relatively sparse, often white.
    Corolla
    Standard caducous.
    Stamens
    Stamens ± 4 mm. long.
    Fruits
    Pod up to 28 mm. long.
    Habitat
    Deciduous woodland; 900–1800 m.; rainfall about 1000 mm.
    Distribution
    T4 T8

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Tanzania, Zambia

    Other Data

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

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jun 6, 1955 Fanshawe, D.B. [532], Zambia K000393028 holotype
    Jun 6, 1955 Fanshawe, D.B. [532], Zambia K000393029 holotype

    Bibliography

    First published in Kew Bull., Addit. Ser. 1: 96 (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

    • F. White, Forest Flora of Northern Rhodesia p. 155 (1962).
    • Gillett in Kew Bulletin, Add. Ser. 1: 96 (1958).

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    • Gillett, J. B. (1958). Kew Bull. Addnl. ser. 1:1-166. Indigofera.. in Tropical Africa.

    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