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This species is accepted, and its native range is Central Somalia.

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Ecology
Africa: Somalia-Masai bushland and thicket
Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub

[FSOM]

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

Type
C2, 53 km on the Maxaas – Bulo Burti road, Thulin & Warfa 4606 (UPS holo., K iso.)
Habit
Slender shrub, up to c. 1.2 m tall; young stems appressed pubescent
Leaves
Leaf-rhachis 6–18 mm long including a petiole of 4–10 mm
Leaflets
Leaflets (3–)5–9, opposite, elliptic, 4–10 x 2.5–5.5 mm, strigose on both sides
Inflorescences
Racemes c. 10–18-flowered, 15–35 mm long including peduncle of 3–6 mm
Calyx
Calyx 2.5–4 mm long, divided to below the middle
Corolla
Keel-blades pubescent outside in the upper half Standard pubescent outside with white somewhat spreading hairs
Stamens
Stamens 8–9 mm long
Fruits
Pod 20–30 x 3.5 mm, markedly tetragonous with slightly undulate lateral wings, reflexed, straight, except for the c. 2–3 mm long upcurved beak, strigose, 3–6-seeded.
Distribution
C2 not known elsewhere.
Ecology
Altitude range 200–300 m.

Native to:

Somalia

Indigofera hiranensis Thulin appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Nordic J. Bot. 8: 469 (1989)

Accepted by

  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (1993). Flora of Somalia 1: 1-493. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (1993). Flora of Somalia 1: 1-493. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of Somalia

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

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Thulin, M. (1989). Nordic J. Bot. 8:457-488. new/noteworthy legumes NE Trop. Afr.

Flora of Somalia
Flora of Somalia
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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