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

[FTEA]

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

Habit
Resembles I. concinna but much larger in all its parts; branches up to 60 cm. long.
Leaves
Leaf-rhachis up to 2.5 cm. long; leaflets 7–11, up to 12 mm. long.
Inflorescences
Raceme 6–10-flowered, ± 2 cm. long including a peduncle of 5–8 mm.
Calyx
Calyx ± 3.5 mm. long.
Stamens
Stamens ± 4 mm. long.
Fruits
Pod 12–14 mm. long, ± 1.4 mm. wide, 5–9-seeded.
Figures
Fig. 36/3, p. 221.
Habitat
Not recorded; 0–100 m.
Distribution
T8 known only from the type gathering

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Insufficiently known
Habit
Annual, Not climbing, Herb

Native to:

Tanzania

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

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Busse, W. [2361], Tanzania K000392831 holotype

First published in Kew Bull., Addit. Ser. 1: 19 (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: 19 (1958).

Flora of Tropical East Africa
Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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International Legume Database and Information Service
International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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