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

[FTEA]

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

Diagnostic
Differs from I. hermannioïdes in the branches being strictly prostrate, the petioles shorter (up to 4 mm. long), the leaflets shorter (up to 4 cm. long and 2.7 cm. wide), cordate, truncate or broadly cuneate at the base, and the inflorescence occasionally branched, exceeding the subtending leaf, up to 14 cm. long, including a peduncle of up to 4 cm.
Habitat
Brachystegia, Uapaca woodland on grey sandy soil; ± 1000 m.; rainfall ± 1100 mm.
Distribution
not known elsewhere T8

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Insufficiently known
Ecology
Africa: Zambezian woodland
Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Herb

Native to:

Tanzania

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

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Milne-Redhead, E. [8572], Tanzania K000392857 holotype
Milne-Redhead, E. [8572], Tanzania K000392858 holotype

First published in Kew Bull., Addit. Ser. 1: 75 (1958)

Accepted by

  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Gillett in Kew Bulletin, Add. Ser. 1: 75 (1958).

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Gillett, J. B. (1958). Kew Bull. Addnl. ser. 1:1-166. Indigofera.. in Tropical Africa.

Flora of Tropical East Africa
Flora of Tropical East Africa
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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/
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