Family:
Fabaceae Lindl.
Genus:
Indigofera L.

Indigofera kerstingii Harms

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

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Not Threatened
Ecology
Africa: Sudanian anthropic landscapes
Morphology General Habit
Annual, Not climbing, Herb

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
A prostrate wayside herb.

Native to:

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

Indigofera kerstingii Harms appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1972 Geerling, C. [1188], Ghana K000385622 No
Jan 1, 1966 Morton, J.K. [1077], Ghana K000385617 No
Kersting [A662], Togo K000392628 Yes
Hall, J.B. [475], Ghana K000385619 No
Hall [38755], Ghana K000385621 No
Latilo, M.G. [45845], Nigeria K000385623 No
Jackson, G. [8973], Nigeria K000385631 No
Ern, H. [1704], Togo K000385633 No
Adams, C.D. [4122], Ghana K000385624 No
Latilo, M.G. [23548], Nigeria K000385628 No
Keay, R.W.J. [37185], Nigeria K000385629 No
Morton, J.K. [2709], Ghana K000385620 No
Olorunfemi, J. [24378], Nigeria K000385627 No
Dalziel, J.M. [19], Nigeria K000385626 No
Tuley, P. [1683], Nigeria K000385630 No
Scholz, O. [417], Togo K000385632 No
Maesen, L.J.G. van der [8101], Burkina Faso K000459836 No
Dalziel, J.M. [580], Nigeria K000385625 No
s.coll. [6], Ghana K000385618 No

First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 45: 308 (1910)

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.
  • 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: 98.
  • in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 45: 308 (1910)

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.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Hepper, F. N. (1958). Papilionoideae. In: Flora West Tropical Africa. Keay, R. W. J.

  • Flora of West Tropical Africa

    Flora of West Tropical 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