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

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

    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Ecology
    Africa: Guinea-Congolia/Sudania regional transition zone; anthropic landscapes., Guinea-Congolia/Sudania regional transition zone; grasslands.
    Habit
    Annual, Not climbing, Herb
    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    A herb up to 4 ft. high
    Ecology
    In grassland, roadsides and waste places.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Burkina, Cameroon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Mali, Senegal, Togo

    Other Data

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

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1966 Morton, J.K. [2087], Ghana K000239650
    Jan 1, 1966 Akpabla, G.K. [1814], Ghana K000239652
    Sep 1, 1955 Morton, J.K. [9313], Ghana K000239651
    Apr 29, 1955 Vigne [2415], Ghana K000239647
    Apr 29, 1955 Irvine, F.R. [128], Ghana K000239648
    Apr 29, 1955 Irvine, F.R. [792], Ghana K000239649
    Apr 29, 1955 Chevalier, A.J.B. [22210], Côte d'Ivoire K000239645
    Apr 29, 1955 Irvine, J.R. [570], Ghana K000239646
    Ern, H. [3205], Togo K000239643
    Schäfer, P.A. [8553], Togo K000239644

    Bibliography

    First published in Syn. Pl. 2: 325 (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.
    • Onana, J.M. (2011). The vascular plants of Cameroon a taxonomic checklist with IUCN assessments: 1-195. National herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé.
    • 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.

    Not accepted by

    • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517. [Cited as Indigofera simplicifolia.]

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • Bak. f. Leg. Trop. Afr. 1: 103.
    • Bak. f. in J. Bot. 41: 189, partly
    • F.T.A. 2: 72
    • Sebum. & Thonn. Beskr. Guin. Pl. 365 (1827)
    • Syn. 2: 325 (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.
    • Onana, J.M. (2011). The vascular plants of Cameroon a taxonomic checklist with IUCN assessments: 1-195. National herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé.
    • 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