Family:
Fabaceae Lindl.
Genus:
Indigofera L.

Indigofera nugalensis Thulin

This species is accepted, and its native range is Somalia, Socotra (Abd-al-Kuri).

[FSOM]

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

Type
N2, 8 km SW of Halin along road to Garoowe, Thulin & Warfa 5393 (UPS holo., K MOG iso.)
Morphology General Habit
Perennial ± prostrate to ascending herb, covered by appressed white hairs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves digitately to subpinnately 3-foliolate; rhachis 0–1 mm long; petiole 3–15 mm long
Morphology Leaves Leaflets
Leaflets oblanceolate to elliptic or obovate, 3–12 x 2–4 mm, both sides silvery
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Racemes c. 15–22-flowered Axis of inflorescence 10–25 mm long including peduncle of up to 5 mm, densely strigose, not spine-tipped
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx c. 1.2 mm long, divided to about the middle
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Standard strigose outside, persistent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens c. 2.5–3 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Pod reflexed, straight or somewhat upcurved, dorsiventrally flattened and with deep lateral constrictions, c. 6–11 x 2.5 mm, densely covered with ± spreading and crisped hairs
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds (1–)2–4, almost cross-shaped.
Distribution
N2 (near Halin) not known elsewhere.
Ecology
Altitude range 570–650 m.

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Insufficiently known
Ecology
Africa: Somalia-Masai bushland and thicket
Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Herb

Native to:

Socotra, Somalia

Indigofera nugalensis Thulin appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Nordic J. Bot. 8: 471 (1989)

Accepted by

  • Miller, A.G. & Morris, M. (2004). Ethnoflora of Soqotra Archipelago: 1-759. The Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Miller, A.G. & Morris, M. (2004). Ethnoflora of Soqotra Archipelago: 1-759. The Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh.

Flora of Somalia

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

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Thulin, M. (1989). Nordic J. Bot. 8:457-488. new/noteworthy legumes NE Trop. Afr.

  • Flora of Somalia

    Flora of Somalia
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/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