Family:
Fabaceae Lindl.
Genus:
Indigofera L.

Indigofera sessilifolia DC.

This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Africa.

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

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

[ILDIS]
Use
Toxins

Native to:

Cape Provinces, Free State, Namibia, Northern Provinces

Indigofera sessilifolia DC. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Schrire, B.D. [2456], South Africa 59301.000 No
Burchell [2039], South Africa K000393315 Yes
Burchell [1746], South Africa K000393316 Unknown type material Yes
Drege [s.n.], South Africa K000393317 Yes
Burke [278], South Africa Indigofera patens K000393318 Yes
Burke [s.n.], South Africa Indigofera patens K000393319 Yes
Zeyher [499], South Africa Indigofera patens K000393320 Yes

First published in Prodr. 2: 231 (1825)

Accepted by

  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • 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. (1958). Kew Bull. Addnl. ser. 1:1-166. Indigofera.. in Tropical Africa.

  • 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