Family:
Fabaceae Lindl.
Genus:
Indigofera L.

Indigofera geminata Baker

This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to Cameroon.

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Not Threatened
Morphology General Habit
Annual, Not climbing, Herb/Shrub

[FWTA]

Papilionaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:2. 1958

Morphology General Habit
Branching, semiwoody herb up to 2 ft. high.

Native to:

Benin, Burkina, Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Togo

Indigofera geminata Baker appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Dec 1, 1993 Porembski, S. [1439], Liberia K000385584 No
Dec 1, 1993 Porembski, S. [1446], Liberia K000385587 No
Dec 1, 1993 Porembski, S. [1439], Liberia K000385583 No
Dec 1, 1993 Porembski, S. [1447], Liberia K000385585 No
Dec 1, 1993 Porembski, S. [1445], Liberia K000385586 No
Jan 1, 1977 Ern, H. [2341], Togo K000385582 No
Jan 1, 1977 Ern, H. [1466], Togo K000385581 No
Dec 17, 1954 Rowland [s.n.], Nigeria K000385571 No
Barter [966], Nigeria K000392642 Yes
Barter [966], Nigeria K000392643 Yes
Barter, C. [s.n.], Nigeria K000392644 Unknown type material Yes
Saxer, A. [382], Cameroon K000385566 No
Chevalier, A.J.B. [24772], Burkina Faso K000385569 No
Dalziel, J.M. [1221], Nigeria K000385570 No
Hall, J.B. [37916], Ghana K000385580 No
Irvine, F.R. [4710], Ghana K000385577 No
Stanfield, D.P. [45648], Nigeria K000385573 No
Skillinck, M. [268], Nigeria K000385574 No
Irvine, F.R. [4622], Ghana K000385575 No
Rose Innes, R. [32050], Ghana K000385576 No
Gillett, J.B. [15405], Nigeria K000385572 No
Madsen, J.E. [5967], Burkina Faso K000385568 Yes
Madsen, J.E. [5330], Burkina Faso K000385567 No
Morton, J.K. [3774], Ghana K000385578 No

First published in D.Oliver & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Trop. Afr. 2: 81 (1871)

Accepted by

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Boudet, G., Lebrun, J.P. & Demange, R. (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali: 1-465. Etudes d'Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux.
  • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.
  • Lebrun, J.p., Toutain, B., Gaston, A. & Boudet, G. (1991). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Burkina Faso: 1-341. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Bak. f. Leg. Trop. Afr. 1: 121, partly
  • Berhaut Fl. Sen. 52, partly.
  • Tiss. in Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat., sér. 2, 3: 265
  • in F.T.A. 2: 81 (1871)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Boudet, G., Lebrun, J.P. & Demange, R. (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali: 1-465. Etudes d'Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux.
  • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.
  • Lebrun, J.p., Toutain, B., Gaston, A. & Boudet, G. (1991). Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Burkina Faso: 1-341. Institut d' Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, Maisons Alfort.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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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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