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This species is accepted, and its native range is Central 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
C2, c. 3°35’N, 45°50’E, Thulin & Abdi Dahir 6455 (UPS holo., FT K MOG iso.)
Habit
Shrublet, c. 0.4 m tall, much-branched and broom-like; young stems sparsely appressed pubescent
Leaves
Leaves digitately 3-foliolate; petiole 0.8–2.8 mm long; leaflets cuneate-obovate, up to 4.5 x 3 mm, sparsely appressed pubescent, with a downcurved glandular mucro at the apex
Inflorescences
Racemes 2–6-flowered; peduncle up to c. 3 mm long
Calyx
Calyx c. 1.2 mm long, divided to about the middle into gland-tipped lobes
Corolla
Standard pubescent outside
Stamens
Stamens c. 3 mm long
Fruits
Pod (only young ones seen) c. 8 x 1.2 mm, straight, laterally flattened, glabrous, few-seeded.
Distribution
C2 only known from the type.
Ecology
Altitude range 200–230 m.

Native to:

Somalia

Indigofera scopiformis Thulin appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1991 Thulin, M. [6455], Somalia K000392763 isotype

First published in Nordic J. Bot. 12: 324 (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
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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