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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tanzania to Angola.

[FTEA]

Leguminosae, J. B. Gillett, R. M. Polhill & B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1971

Note
Differs from I. fulgens Bak. in the following respects.
Leaves
Leaflets 7–15, becoming rather rigid, up to 3 cm. long and 2 cm. wide, but often much smaller and narrower, rounded, truncate or cordate at the base, densely or sparsely silky pubescent on both surfaces, conspicuously darker above than beneath.
Corolla
Standard white puberulent outside, like the keel, rounded or truncate at the apex.
Stamens
Stamens 9–11 mm. long.
Fruits
Pods cylindrical, up to 5 or 6 cm. long, ± 3 mm. wide; endocarp densely spotted.
Seeds
Seeds 6–10, widely separated, pitted.
Habitat
Not recorded; 150 m.; rainfall ± 1100 mm.
Distribution
T6 southern Congo

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Not Threatened
Ecology
Africa: Zambezian woodland
Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub

Native to:

Angola, Tanzania, Zambia, Zaïre

Indigofera sutherlandioides Welw. ex Baker appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1958 Gossweiler, J. [9516], Angola K001307014
Jan 1, 1958 Gossweiler, J. [9576], Angola K001307015
Welwitsch [2012], Angola K000393037 Unknown type material

First published in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 2: 101 (1871)

Accepted by

  • Schrire, B.D. (2012). Flora Zambesiaca 3(4): 1-245. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Schrire, B.D. (2012). Flora Zambesiaca 3(4): 1-245. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • F. White, Forest Flora of Northern Rhodesia p. 156 (1962).
  • Torre in Consp. Fl. Angol. 3: 118 (1962).
  • Gillett in Kew Bulletin, Add. Ser. 1: 86 (1958).
  • Cronquist in Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi, 5: 137 (1954), pro parte.
  • Bak. in Flora of Tropical Africa 2:101 (1871).

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Torre, A. R. et al. (1966). Papilionoideae. In: Consp. Fl. Angolensis 3. Exell & Fernandez

Flora of Tropical East Africa
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International Legume Database and Information Service
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