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

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

    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Insufficiently known
    Ecology
    Africa: Zambezian woodland
    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub
    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Softly woody shrub up to 1.3 m. tall; branches cylindrical, brown, almost glabrous.
    Leaves
    Stipules subulate, ± 2 mm. long; stipellae subulate, 1.5 mm. long; rhachis almost glabrous, up to 7 cm. long, including a petiole of 12–17 mm., prolonged 7–12 mm. beyond the lateral leaflets; petiolules up to 2.5 mm. long; leaflets 5–9, obovate or almost orbicular, broadly cuneate at the base, emarginate and apiculate at the apex, up to 18 mm. long and 14 mm. wide, glabrous above, finely strigulose beneath.
    Inflorescences
    Raceme almost glabrous, many-flowered, up to 14 cm. long, including a peduncle of 1.5–3 cm.; bracts narrowly triangular, up to 1.5 mm. long, caducous; pedicels strigulose, up to 3 mm. long in flower, spreading or subreflexed and up to 4 mm. long in fruit.
    Calyx
    Calyx strigulose, ± 2 mm. long; lobes broadly triangular, shorter than the tube.
    Corolla
    Corolla strigulose outside.
    Stamens
    Stamens 13–15 mm. long.
    Fruits
    Pod almost 6 cm. long, ± 4 mm. wide and 2 mm. thick.
    Seeds
    Seeds 10–11, well separated.
    Habitat
    Stony hill clothed with Brachystegia microphylla; ± 1200 m.; rainfall ± 1000 mm.
    Distribution
    T1

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Tanzania

    Other Data

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

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 11, 1955 Burtt, B.D. [6485], Tanzania K000392847 holotype

    Bibliography

    First published in Kew Bull., Addit. Ser. 1: 87 (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: 87 (1958).

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    • Gillett, J. B. et al. (1971). Papilionoideae. In: Fl. Trop. E. Africa, Milne-Redhead & Polhill

    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