Family:
Fabaceae Lindl.
Genus:
Indigofera L.

Indigofera ogadensis J.B.Gillett

This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Ethiopia to Somalia.

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

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

[FSOM]

M. Thulin et al. Flora of Somalia, Vol. 1-4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Morphology General Habit
Shrublet, aromatic; young stems appressed silvery strigose
Morphology Leaves
Leaves digitately 3-foliolate or occasionally pinnately 5-foliolate; petiole 1–5 mm long
Morphology Leaves Leaflets
Leaflets obovate, up to 6 x 3 mm, strigose on both sides, with a blister at each side and another beneath the tip
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Racemes 3–15-flowered; peduncle 1–4 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx c. 1.2 mm long, divided to the middle, each lobe with a blister on it
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Standard pubescent outside
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens c. 3.5 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Pod up to 20 x 2.5 mm, straight, cylindrical, sparsely strigose, 7–9-seeded.
Distribution
C1; E Ethiopia
Ecology
Altitude range 170–250 m.

Native to:

Ethiopia, Somalia

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

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Ellis, P.E. [60], Ethiopia K000392733 holotype Yes

First published in Kew Bull., Addit. Ser. 1: 53 (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 Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

  • Flora of Somalia

    Flora of Somalia
    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