Family:
Fabaceae Lindl.
Genus:
Indigofera L.

Indigofera bussei J.B.Gillett

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

Morphology General Habit
Resembles I. concinna but much larger in all its parts; branches up to 60 cm. long.
Morphology Leaves
Leaf-rhachis up to 2.5 cm. long; leaflets 7–11, up to 12 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Raceme 6–10-flowered, ± 2 cm. long including a peduncle of 5–8 mm.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx ± 3.5 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens ± 4 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Pod 12–14 mm. long, ± 1.4 mm. wide, 5–9-seeded.
Figures
Fig. 36/3, p. 221.
Habitat
Not recorded; 0–100 m.
Distribution
T8 known only from the type gathering

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Insufficiently known
Morphology General Habit
Annual, Not climbing, Herb

Native to:

Tanzania

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

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Busse, W. [2361], Tanzania K000392831 holotype Yes

First published in Kew Bull., Addit. Ser. 1: 19 (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: 19 (1958).

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

  • International Legume Database and Information Service

    International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. 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