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  1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Indigofera L.
      1. Indigofera nigricans Vahl ex Pers.

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

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    An erect stiff, probably annual, herb up to 2 ft. high.
    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Habit
    Annual, Not climbing, Herb

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    Distribution

    Native to:

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

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Indigofera nigricans Vahl ex Pers. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Aug 31, 1980 Ern, H. [1666], Togo K000239670
    Oct 6, 1954 Dalziel, J.M. [598], Nigeria K000239668
    Oct 6, 1954 Irvine, J.R. [735], Ghana K000239664
    Morton, J.K. [9255], Ghana K000239663
    Hall, J.B. [419], Ghana K000239665
    Thonning [61], Ghana K000239666
    Madsen, J.E. [5954], Burkina Faso K000239660
    Madsen, J.E. [5991], Burkina Faso K000239661
    Madsen, J.E. [6198], Burkina Faso K000239662
    Innes, R.R. [294], Ghana K000239667
    s.coll. [s.n.], Ghana K000239669 Unknown type material

    Bibliography

    First published in Syn. Pl. 2: 327 (1807)

    Accepted by

    • Thiombiano, A., Schmidt, M., Dressler, S., Ouédraogo, A., Hahn, K. & Zizka, G. (2012). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Burkina Faso Boissiera 65: 1-391.
    • 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

    • not of F.W.T.A., ed. 1, 1: 391.
    • Bak. f. Leg. Trop. Afr. 1: 112
    • ampl. Bak. f. in J. Bot. 41: 193
    • not of Bak. F.T.A. 2: 78
    • DC. Prod. 2: 230
    • Syn. 2: 327 (1807)

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Thiombiano, A., Schmidt, M., Dressler, S., Ouédraogo, A., Hahn, K. & Zizka, G. (2012). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Burkina Faso Boissiera 65: 1-391.
    • 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.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    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