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

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Herb/Shrub

[FSOM]

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

Type
N3, 8°53’N, 49°27’E, Beckett 730 (K holo., EA iso.)
Habit
Shrublet, c. 40–60 cm tall; young stems completely covered by appressed silvery hairs
Leaves
Leaves 1-foliolate or rarely digitately 2–3-foliolate; petiole up to 2.5 mm long
Leaflets
Leaflets linear to linear-oblong, 3–15 x 1–3 mm, rounded to emarginate at the apex, silvery strigose
Inflorescences
Racemes c. 8–20-flowered; rhachis 10–40 mm long including very short peduncle, becoming stiff and slightly spinulose, ± sparsely strigose
Calyx
Calyx c. 1.5 mm long, divided to about the middle
Corolla
Standard strigose outside, persistent
Stamens
Stamens c. 4 mm long
Fruits
Pod (unripe) ± deflexed, straight, 10–16 x 1.6 mm, somewhat torulose, silvery strigose, 4–6-seeded.
Distribution
N3 not known elsewhere.
Ecology
Altitude range 590–800 m.

Native to:

Somalia

Indigofera karkarensis Thulin appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Thulin, M. [6003], Somalia K000392774 isotype

First published in Nordic J. Bot. 12: 319 (1992)

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]

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
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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