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This species is accepted, and its native range is Somalia to Kenya.

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Herb/Shrub

[FSOM]

M. Thulin et al. Flora of Somalia, Vol. 1-4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Type
S1, “Aden-Caboba”, Paoli 922/bis (FT holo.)
Habit
Bushy herb or subshrub to 1 m tall; stems tomentose
Leaves
Leaf-rhachis up to 11 cm long including a petiole of up to 2 cm
Leaflets
Leaflets 9–13, opposite, ± narrowly obovate, 10–30 x 5–17 mm, strigulose on both sides
Inflorescences
Racemes many-flowered, subsessile, up to 17 cm long
Calyx
Calyx c. 1 mm long with triangular lobes about as long as the tube
Corolla
Standard brownish strigulose outside
Stamens
Stamens c. 3 mm long
Fruits
Pod c. 7–11 x 3 mm, straight or somewhat upcurved, deflexed, not or scarcely torulose, indehiscent, densely tomentose, 1–2-seeded.
Distribution
S1; NE Kenya
Ecology
Altitude range 240–340 m.

Native to:

Kenya, Somalia

Indigofera cavallii Chiov. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Ann. Bot. (Rome) 13: 380 (1915)

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 Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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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
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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