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  1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Indigofera L.
      1. Indigofera praticola Baker f.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Tanzania to S. Africa, SW. & S. Madagascar.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Closely related to I. hochstetteri from which it differs as in the key.
    Leaves
    Leaves up to 9-foliolate.
    Calyx
    Calyx two-thirds as long as the 3 mm. long stamens.
    Seeds
    Seeds quadrangular, flattened, mottled.
    Figures
    Fig. 36/6, p. 221.
    Habitat
    Not recorded; 400–500 m.; rainfall ± 900 mm.
    Distribution
    T6 T8
    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Habit
    Annual, Not climbing, Herb

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Botswana, Cape Provinces, Caprivi Strip, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe

    Accepted Infraspecifics

    Other Data

    Indigofera praticola Baker f. appears in other Kew resources:

    Bibliography

    First published in Vierteljahrsschr. Naturf. Ges. Zürich 70: 218 (1925)

    Accepted by

    • Schrire, B.D. (2012). Flora Zambesiaca 3(4): 1-245. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Du Puy, D.J., Labat, N.-N., Rabevohitra, R., Villiers, J.-F., Bosser, J. & Moat, J. (2002). The Leguminosae of Madagascar: 1-737. 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.
    • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Du Puy, D.J., Labat, N.-N., Rabevohitra, R., Villiers, J.-F., Bosser, J. & Moat, J. (2002). The Leguminosae of Madagascar: 1-737. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Gillett in Kew Bulletin, Add. Ser. 1: 14 (1958).
    • Bak. f., Leguminosae of Tropical Africa: 165 (1926).
    • Bak. f. in Vier. Nat. Ges. Zür. 70: 218, fig. 2 (1925).

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    • Du Puy, D. J. et al. (2002). The Leguminosae of Madagascar. RBG Kew.

    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