Family:
Fabaceae Lindl.
Genus:
Indigofera L.

Indigofera phymatodea Thulin

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

[FSOM]

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

Type
S1, Buurhakaba, Thulin, Hedrén & Abdi Dahir 7545 (UPS holo., E FT K MOG iso.)
Morphology General Habit
Annual erect herb, up to 40 cm tall; stems sparsely pubescent with subappressed hairs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves pinnately 7–13-foliolate, sessile, pubescent; rhachis up to 30 mm long
Morphology Leaves Leaflets
Leaflets ± narrowly obovate-elliptic, up to 9 x 5 mm, rounded to emarginate at the apex, the lowermost pair at the very base of the rhachis, underside of leaflets with c. 3–4 pairs of tubercles c. 0.1 mm in diam., one tubercle also beneath the tip of each leaflet
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Racemes c. 12–22-flowered; peduncle c. 0.6–1 cm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx c. 2 mm long, divided to below the middle, each lobe with a reddish-brown tubercle beneath the tip
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Standard pubescent with spreading hairs outside
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens c. 4 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Pods 13–20 x 1.6–2 mm, straight, flattened, sparsely strigose, 9–10-seeded.
Distribution
S1 not known elsewhere.
Ecology
Altitude range 230–300 m.

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Morphology General Habit
Annual, Not climbing, Herb

Native to:

Somalia

Indigofera phymatodea Thulin appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1991 Thulin, M. [7545], Somalia K000392764 isotype Yes

First published in Nordic J. Bot. 12: 323 (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