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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Africa.

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Not Threatened
Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub

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[ILDIS]
Use
Toxins

Native to:

Cape Provinces, Free State, Namibia, Northern Provinces

Indigofera sessilifolia DC. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Burchell [2039], South Africa K000393315
Burchell [1746], South Africa K000393316 Unknown type material
Schrire, B.D. [2456], South Africa 59301.000
Drege [s.n.], South Africa K000393317
Zeyher [499], South Africa Indigofera patens K000393320
Burke [278], South Africa Indigofera patens K000393318
Burke [s.n.], South Africa Indigofera patens K000393319

First published in Prodr. 2: 231 (1825)

Accepted by

  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • 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. (1958). Kew Bull. Addnl. ser. 1:1-166. Indigofera.. in Tropical Africa.

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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