Family:
Fabaceae Lindl.
Genus:
Indigofera L.

Indigofera lughensis Thulin

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

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

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

Type
S1, 7 km on road from Luuq towards Waajid, then 6 km on road towards Yeed, Thulin & Bashir Mohamed 7009 (UPS holo., E EA FT K MOG iso.)
Morphology General Habit
Shrublet or subshrub to 0.5 m tall; young stems completely covered by appressed white hairs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves 1-foliolate; petiole 7–15 mm long; leaflet ± broadly elliptic, 14–46 x 7–33 mm, rounded to shallowly emarginate at the apex, sparsely appressed pubescent on both sides
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Racemes c. 15–40-flowered, 2.5–17 cm long including peduncle of up to 1 cm
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx c. 1.5–2 mm long, divided to below the middle
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Standard strigose outside, persistent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens c. 4 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Pod reflexed, straight or almost so, 10–15 x c. 1.8 mm, dorsiventrally flattened, strigose, 4–7-seeded.
Distribution
S1 only known from the type.
Ecology
Altitude c. 190 m.

Native to:

Somalia

Indigofera lughensis Thulin appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1991 Thulin, M. [7009], Somalia K000392770 isotype Yes

First published in Nordic J. Bot. 12: 322 (1992)

Accepted by

  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (1993). Flora of Somalia 1: 1-493. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Thulin, M. (ed.) (1993). Flora of Somalia 1: 1-493. The 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