Indigofera serpentinicola Schrire

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Indigofera serpentinicola

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mtoroshanga Pass, Great Dyke

Indigofera serpentinicola

Photo: Bart Wursten
Mtoroshanga Pass, Great Dyke

Indigofera serpentinicola

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nr Sutton Mine, Gt Dyke

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Synonyms: Indigofera williamsonii (Harv.) N.E. Br.
Common names:
Frequency: Rare (but locally common in its specialised habitat)
Status: Native
Small, shrubby perennial with showy flowers.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In the serpentine grasslands of the Great Dyke
Altitude range: (metres) 1300 - 1600 m
Flowering time:Jan - Feb
Worldwide distribution: Zimbabwe only (Great Dyke)
Zimbabwe distribution: N,C,S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Endemic
Red data list status: Lower Risk - least concern
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Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 222. as Indigofera williamsonii

Schrire, B.D. (2012). Papilionoideae-Indigofereae Flora Zambesiaca 3(4) Pages 89 - 91. (Includes a picture).


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

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 serpentinicola., retrieved 7 December 2016

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