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This species is accepted, and its native range is Somalia, Socotra, S. Arabian Peninsula, Pakistan.

[FSOM]

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

Habit
Prostrate perennial; stems silvery with hairs usually spreading at the tips
Leaves
Leaf-rhachis up to c. 2.5 mm long
Leaflets
Leaflets 1–3, alternate, ± broadly obovate or obcordate, 1.5–5 x 1.5–4 mm, silvery with hairs usually spreading at the tips
Inflorescences
Racemes 2–6-flowered, very short, peduncle up to 5 mm long
Calyx
Calyx 1–1.5 mm long, divided to about the middle
Corolla
Standard pubescent outside
Stamens
Stamens c. 1.5 mm long
Fruits
Pod curved ± into a circle, c. 2 x 1.6 mm, covered with spreading hairs, 1-seeded.
Distribution
N3 (Cape Guardafui); Socotra, Yemen, Oman
Ecology
Altitude c. 200 m.

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Not Threatened
Habit
Annual/Perennial, Not climbing, Herb

Native to:

Oman, Pakistan, Socotra, Somalia, Yemen

Indigofera nephrocarpa Balf.f. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Dec 1, 1955 Bayley Balfour [85], Socotra K000392797 Unknown type material
Schweinfurth, G. [237], Socotra K000392796 Unknown type material

First published in Proc. Roy. Soc. Edinburgh 11: 509 (1882)

Accepted by

  • Mosti, S., Raffaelli, M. & Tardelli, M. (2012). Contributions to the flora of central-southern Dhofar (Sultanate of Oman) Webbia; Raccolta de Scritti Botanici 67: 65-91.
  • Ghazanfar, S.A. (2007). Flora of the Sultanate of Oman. volume 2. Crassulaceae - Apiaceae Scripta Botanica Belgica 36: 1-220.
  • Miller, A.G. & Morris, M. (2004). Ethnoflora of Soqotra Archipelago: 1-759. The Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh.
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Rechinger, K.H. & al. (1984). Papilionaceae II Flora Iranica 157: 1-499. Naturhistorisches Museums Wien.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Mosti, S., Raffaelli, M. & Tardelli, M. (2012). Contributions to the flora of central-southern Dhofar (Sultanate of Oman) Webbia; Raccolta de Scritti Botanici 67: 65-91.
  • Ghazanfar, S.A. (2007). Flora of the Sultanate of Oman. volume 2. Crassulaceae - Apiaceae Scripta Botanica Belgica 36: 1-220.
  • Miller, A.G. & Morris, M. (2004). Ethnoflora of Soqotra Archipelago: 1-759. The Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh.
  • Rechinger, K.H. & al. (1984). Papilionaceae II Flora Iranica 157: 1-499. Naturhistorisches Museums Wien.

Flora of Somalia

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

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Kumar, S. & Sane PV (2003). Legumes of South Asia: a check-list. RBG Kew.

Flora of Somalia
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