Family:
Fabaceae Lindl.
Genus:
Indigofera L.

Indigofera emarginelloides J.B.Gillett

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

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Not Threatened
Ecology
Africa: Zambezian woodland
Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Herb/Shrub

[FTEA]

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

Morphology Stem
Differs from I. emarginella in the more slender less erect unridged floriferous stems, which are usually short shoots on older stems showing next year’s buds in fruiting specimens.
Morphology Leaves
Leaflets 3–5 or rarely 7.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence rarely over 2 cm. long, with up to 20 flowers, its axis hardly ridged and hardly thicker than the scarcely reflexed fruiting pedicel.
Morphology General Indumentum
Indumentum of calyx relatively sparse, often white.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Standard caducous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens ± 4 mm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Pod up to 28 mm. long.
Habitat
Deciduous woodland; 900–1800 m.; rainfall about 1000 mm.
Distribution
T4 T8

Native to:

Tanzania, Zambia

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

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jun 6, 1955 Fanshawe, D.B. [532], Zambia K000393028 holotype Yes
Jun 6, 1955 Fanshawe, D.B. [532], Zambia K000393029 holotype Yes

First published in Kew Bull., Addit. Ser. 1: 96 (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

  • F. White, Forest Flora of Northern Rhodesia p. 155 (1962).
  • Gillett in Kew Bulletin, Add. Ser. 1: 96 (1958).

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Gillett, J. B. (1958). Kew Bull. Addnl. ser. 1:1-166. Indigofera.. in Tropical Africa.

  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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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
    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/
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  • 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/
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