Family:
Fabaceae Lindl.
Genus:
Indigofera L.

Indigofera omissa J.B.Gillett

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

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

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

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
An erect, hall woody, herb
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Remarkable for its slender glabrous fruits.

[ILDIS]
Use
Medicine

Native to:

Benin, Burkina, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Togo

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

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Dec 1, 1993 Porembski [1352], Côte d'Ivoire K000239689 No
Dec 1, 1993 Porembski [1352], Côte d'Ivoire K000239688 Yes
Dec 1, 1993 Porembski, S. [851], Côte d'Ivoire K000239686 No
Dec 1, 1993 Porembski [1384], Côte d'Ivoire K000239690 No
Dec 1, 1993 Porembski [645], Côte d'Ivoire K000239687 No
Jan 10, 1955 Chevalier, A. [24.900], Mali K000392634 syntype Yes
Adams, C.D. [3941], Ghana K000239680 No
Morton, J.K. [2744], Ghana K000239682 No
Ern, H. [1738], Togo K000239684 No
Madsen, J.E. [5590], Burkina Faso K000239676 No
Hall [35954], Ghana K000239681 No
Irvine, F.R. [4714], Ghana K000239683 No
Jackson, J.A.D. [247], Nigeria K000239685 No
Jangoux, J. [1135], Burkina Faso K000239677 No
Laterrere, M. [25], Mali K000239678 No
Adams, C.D. [4030], Ghana K000239679 No

First published in Kew Bull. 10: 580 (1955 publ. 1956)

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

  • in Kew Bull. 1955: 580 (1956).

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.

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Gillett, J. B. (1956). Kew Bull. 10:573-85. Indigofera. New spp., vars. & names fr. WTA

  • Flora of West Tropical Africa

    Flora of West Tropical 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
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  • 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/
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