Family:
Fabaceae Lindl.
Genus:
Indigofera L.

Indigofera concinna Baker

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

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Not Threatened
Ecology
Africa: Zanzibar-Inhambane regional transition zone; grassland., Zanzibar-Inhambane regional transition zone; anthropic habitats.
Morphology General Habit
Annual, Not climbing, Herb

[FTEA]

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

Diagnostic
Much resembles I. demissa but seems more commonly annual; the leaflets are rather narrower and are often 4- and sometimes 5-jugate. Some fruiting pedicels and pods may be erect or spreading instead of all being reflexed and the pods are ± 5-seeded, up to 7 mm. long and only 1.1–1.3 mm. wide.
Figures
Fig. 36/2, p. 221.
Habitat
Roadsides, etc.; 0–500 m.; rainfall ± 900 mm.
Distribution
T8

Native to:

Mozambique, Tanzania

Indigofera concinna Baker appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Kirk, J. [s.n.], Mozambique K000392945 Unknown type material Yes
Meller, C.J. [s.n.], Mozambique K000392944 Yes

First published in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 2: 80 (1871)

Accepted by

  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Schrire, B.D. (2012). Flora Zambesiaca 3(4): 1-245. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Schrire, B.D. (2012). Flora Zambesiaca 3(4): 1-245. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Bak. in Flora of Tropical Africa 2: 80 (1871).
  • Gillett in Kew Bulletin, Add. Ser. 1: 18 (1958).

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Gillett, J. B. et al. (1971). Papilionoideae. In: Fl. Trop. E. Africa, Milne-Redhead & Polhill

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

  • 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