Family:
Fabaceae Lindl.
Genus:
Indigofera L.

Indigofera monanthoides J.B.Gillett

This species is accepted, and its native range is Uganda to Kenya.

[FTEA]

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

Diagnostic
Annual herb differing from I. monantha in having narrower leaflets (the terminal leaflet being about twice as long as wide) with viscid margins and tips, and in the glabrous ovary and fruit.
Habitat
Combretum open woodland; 1100–1650 m.; rainfall 1100–1300 mm.
Distribution
not known elsewhere K3 U2

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

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

Native to:

Kenya, Uganda

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

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Dec 26, 1969 Brodhurst-Hill [35], Kenya K000059819 Yes

First published in Kew Bull. 24: 469 (1970)

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 24: 469, fig. 1 (1970).

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