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  1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Indigofera L.
      1. Indigofera kerstingii Harms

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa.

    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Ecology
    Africa: Sudanian anthropic landscapes
    Habit
    Annual, Not climbing, Herb
    [FWTA]

    Papilionaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:2. 1958

    Habit
    A prostrate wayside herb.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Benin, Burkina, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Mali, Nigeria, Togo

    Other Data

    Indigofera kerstingii Harms appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1972 Geerling, C. [1188], Ghana K000385622
    Jan 1, 1966 Morton, J.K. [1077], Ghana K000385617
    Keay, R.W.J. [37185], Nigeria K000385629
    Latilo, M.G. [45845], Nigeria K000385623
    Latilo, M.G. [23548], Nigeria K000385628
    Dalziel, J.M. [580], Nigeria K000385625
    Dalziel, J.M. [19], Nigeria K000385626
    Jackson, G. [8973], Nigeria K000385631
    Olorunfemi, J. [24378], Nigeria K000385627
    Adams, C.D. [4122], Ghana K000385624
    Morton, J.K. [2709], Ghana K000385620
    Tuley, P. [1683], Nigeria K000385630
    Hall, J.B. [475], Ghana K000385619
    Hall [38755], Ghana K000385621
    Kersting [A662], Togo K000392628
    Ern, H. [1704], Togo K000385633
    s.coll. [6], Ghana K000385618
    Maesen, L.J.G. van der [8101], Burkina Faso K000459836
    Scholz, O. [417], Togo K000385632

    Bibliography

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 45: 308 (1910)

    Accepted by

    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Boudet, G., Lebrun, J.P. & Demange, R. (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali: 1-465. Etudes d'Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • Bak. f. Leg. Trop. Afr. 1: 98.
    • in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 45: 308 (1910)

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Boudet, G., Lebrun, J.P. & Demange, R. (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali: 1-465. Etudes d'Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux.

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    • Hepper, F. N. (1958). Papilionoideae. In: Flora West Tropical Africa. Keay, R. W. J.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical 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