Indigofera rhynchocarpa Welw. ex Baker
var. rhynchocarpa

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Indigofera rhynchocarpa var. rhynchocarpa

Photo: Bart Wursten
Cleveland Dam, Harare

Indigofera rhynchocarpa var. rhynchocarpa

Photo: Bart Wursten
Cleveland Dam, Harare

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Synonyms:
Common names: Beak-fruited indigo tree (English) Hockey stick tree (English)
Frequency: Frequent
Status: Native
Description:
Mostly a shrub but occasionally a small tree. The flowers are small and inconspicuous but the fruits have a very distinct "hockey-stick" shape.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: rhynchocarpa: with beaked fruit
Habitat: In Brachystegia woodland.
Altitude range: (metres) 1000 - 1600 m
Flowering time:Oct - Dec
Worldwide distribution: Angola. Burundi, CAR, DRC, Rwanda, Chad, Nigeria, Togo, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,C,E
Growth form(s): Tree, shrub over 2 m.
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
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Images last updated: Sunday 13 June 2010
Literature:

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 222.

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 245.

Schrire, B.D. (2012). Papilionoideae-Indigofereae Flora Zambesiaca 3(4) Pages 119 - 121. (Includes a picture).

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 100.


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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Indigofera rhynchocarpa
Ispot Southern Africa : Indigofera rhynchocarpa
JSTOR Plant Science: Indigofera rhynchocarpa
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Indigofera rhynchocarpa
Tropicos: Indigofera rhynchocarpa
West African Plants database: Indigofera rhynchocarpa


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 rhynchocarpa var. rhynchocarpa.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=129220, retrieved 28 September 2016

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