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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Mexico to Tropical America, Tropical & S. Africa, Madagascar.

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Adventicia en Colombia; Alt. 100 m.; Llanura del Caribe.
Habit
Hierba
Conservation
No Evaluada

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Not Threatened
Ecology
Africa: Zambezian anthropic landscapes., Zanzibar-Inhambane regional transition zone; anthropic habitats., Sudanian anthropic landscapes, Somalia-Masai anthropic landscapes
Habit
Annual/Perennial, Not climbing, Herb
Vernacular
Tsilavondrivotra

[FSOM]

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

Habit
Prostrate herb, white strigose or pubescent
Leaves
Leaf-rhachis up to 45 mm long including a petiole of up to 10 mm
Leaflets
Leaflets 7–11, opposite, oblanceolate, up to 20 x 7 mm, dotted with impressed glands beneath
Inflorescences
Racemes dense, up to 5 cm long, including a peduncle of up to 1 cm
Calyx
Calyx c. 2.5 mm long, hirsute, deeply divided into narrow lobes
Stamens
Stamens c. 3 mm long
Fruits
Pod up to 8 x 2.5 mm, torulose, reflexed, indehiscent, pubescent, 2–4-seeded.
Distribution
S2, 3 tropical Africa, tropical America.
Ecology
Altitude c. 40–50 m.
Vernacular
Aws-shiir (Somali).

Native to:

Angola, Argentina Northeast, Bolivia, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Burkina, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Paraguay, Peru, Senegal, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Indigofera microcarpa Desv. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2009 Harley, R.M. [54184], Brazil K000921149
May 1, 1995 Carvalho, A.M. [3881], Bahia K000188192
May 1, 1995 Hatschbach, G.G. [58062], Brazil K000921148
Jan 30, 1995 Semir, J. [1973], Brazil K000921150
Jan 1, 1994 Queiroz, L.P. [4054], Bahia K000188193
Jan 1, 1994 Blanchet [113], Brazil K000264361 lectotype
Jan 1, 1994 Saint-Hilaire [374#], Brazil K000264387 paralectotype
Jan 1, 1993 Pohl [148], Brazil K000264362
Jan 1, 1992 Hatschbach, G. [56609], Bahia K000188189
Sep 1, 1991 Hatschbach, G. [55147], Bahia K000188190
Jan 1, 1987 Lemos, R.P.L. [1351], Alagoas K000188188
Nov 1, 1986 Coradin, L. [6327], Bahia K000188187
Mar 1, 1983 Lewis, G.P. [1107], Piauí K000188186
Jan 1, 1958 Gossweiler, J. [231], Angola K001307003
Jan 1, 1958 Gossweiler, J. [s.n.], Angola K001307005
Bahia K000188179
Bahia K000188181
Lankester, C.H. [s.n.], Brazil K000921143
Bogner [121819], Ceará K000188191
Bidgood, S. [6046], Tanzania K000468379
Queiroz, L.P. [3069], Bahia K000188194
Welwitsch [2011b], Angola K001307004
Welwitsch [2011-2011bis], Angola K001307020
Spruce, R. [6377], Peru K000200946
Blanchet [s.n.], Brazil K000921147
Ule, E. [7198], Bahia K000188175
Gardner, G. [1270], Alagoas K000188176
Gardner, G. [974A], Pernambuco K000188177
Gardner, G. [974B], Pernambuco K000188178
Gardner, G. [1270], Alagoas K000188183
Blanchet, J.S. [2712], Bahia K000188180
Blanchet, J.S. [2712], Bahia K000188182
Roger [s.n.], Senegal K000392630
Fox [379], Brazil K000264385 paralectotype
Moricand, M.E. [s.n.], Bahia K000188184
Malme, G.O.A. [1588a], Brazil K000921142
Glocker, E.F.von [179], Bahia K000188185
Hatschbach, G.G. [47613], Brazil K000921151
Martius [s.n.], Brazil K000921145
Glaziou [10502], Brazil K000921144
Glaziou [9734], Brazil K000921146
Tweedie [[300]], Brazil Indigofera sabulicola K000264386

First published in J. Bot. Agric. 3: 79 (1814)

Accepted by

  • Forzza, R.C., Zappi, D. & Souza, V.C. (2016-continuously updated). Flora do Brasil 2020 em construção http://reflora.jbrj.gov.br/reflora/listaBrasil/ConsultaPublicaUC/ResultadoDaConsultaNovaConsulta.do.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso.
  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Schrire, B.D. (2012). Flora Zambesiaca 3(4): 1-245. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • 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.
  • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (1993). Flora of Somalia 1: 1-493. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lebrun, J.p., Toutain, B., Gaston, A. & Boudet, G. (1991). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Burkina Faso: 1-341. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
  • 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.
  • Peyre de Fabregues, B. & Lebrun, J.-P. (1976). Catalogue des Plantes Vascularies du Niger: 1-433. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Forzza, R.C., Zappi, D. & Souza, V.C. (2016-continuously updated). Flora do Brasil 2020 em construção http://reflora.jbrj.gov.br/reflora/listaBrasil/ConsultaPublicaUC/ResultadoDaConsultaNovaConsulta.do.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso.
  • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Schrire, B.D. (2012). Flora Zambesiaca 3(4): 1-245. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (1993). Flora of Somalia 1: 1-493. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lebrun, J.p., Toutain, B., Gaston, A. & Boudet, G. (1991). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Burkina Faso: 1-341. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
  • 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.
  • Peyre de Fabregues, B. & Lebrun, J.-P. (1976). Catalogue des Plantes Vascularies du Niger: 1-433. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.

Flora of Somalia

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

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Du Puy, D. J. et al. (2002). The Leguminosae of Madagascar. RBG Kew.
  • Gillett, J. B. et al. (1971). Papilionoideae. In: Fl. Trop. E. Africa, Milne-Redhead & Polhill

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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Flora of Somalia
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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
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/
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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