Indigofera hirsuta L.
var. hirsuta

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: hirsuta: covered with long, moderately stiff and not interwoven hairs; hirsute
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E
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Baumann, G. (2005). Photographic Guide to Wildflowers of Malawi Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi Pages 44 - 45. (Includes a picture).

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 69.

Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 221.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 67.


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Other sources of information about Indigofera hirsuta var. hirsuta:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Indigofera hirsuta var. hirsuta
Flora of Malawi: Indigofera hirsuta var. hirsuta
Flora of Mozambique: Indigofera hirsuta var. hirsuta
Flora of Zambia: Indigofera hirsuta var. hirsuta

External websites:

African Plant Database: Indigofera hirsuta
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Indigofera hirsuta
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Indigofera hirsuta
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Indigofera hirsuta
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Indigofera hirsuta
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Indigofera hirsuta
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Indigofera hirsuta
Ispot Southern Africa : Indigofera hirsuta
JSTOR Plant Science: Indigofera hirsuta
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Indigofera hirsuta
Tropicos: Indigofera hirsuta
West African Plants database: Indigofera hirsuta

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Indigofera hirsuta var. hirsuta., retrieved 3 May 2016

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