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This species is accepted, and its native range is Guinea, Cameroon.

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Not Threatened
Ecology
Africa: Guinea-Congolia/Sudania regional transition zone; woodland
Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Herb

[FWTA]

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

Habit
Woody-stemmed herb, 4 ft. high
Flowers
Flowers yellow.

Native to:

Cameroon, Guinea

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

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Sinall, D. [498], Guinea K000392675 holotype

First published in Kew Bull. 10: 574 (1955 publ. 1956)

Accepted by

  • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • in Kew Bull. 1955: 574 (1956).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Lisowski, S. (2009). Flore (Angiospermes) de la République de Guinée Scripta Botanica Belgica 41: 1-517.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Gillett, J. B. (1956). Kew Bull. 10:573-85. Indigofera. New spp., vars. & names fr. WTA

Flora of West Tropical Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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International Legume Database and Information Service
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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