Indigofera subcorymbosa Baker
var. subcorymbosa

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Indigofera subcorymbosa var. subcorymbosa

Photo: Bart Wursten
Cleveland Dam

Indigofera subcorymbosa var. subcorymbosa

Photo: Bart Wursten
Cleveland Dam

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Status: Native
Description:
Slender branched shrub up to 3 m tall. Young stems green, ridged with sparse whitish hairs. Leaves imparipinnate with 5-9 oblong-elliptic leaflets up to 4 × 2.5 cm, light green, thinly textured, roughly hairy on both surfaces; rhachis grooved along the top. Flowers in axillary racemes, 15-30-flowered, pink. Pod 4-angled, 2-3 cm long, covered in whitish hairs, with a short apical, upcurved beak.
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Habitat: In rocky areas in Brachystegia woodland.
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Zimbabwe distribution: C,E,S
Growth form(s): Shrub over 2 m.
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Images last updated: Sunday 12 October 2008
Literature:

Coates Palgrave K. (revised and updated by Meg Coates Palgrave) (2002). Trees of Southern Africa 3rd edition. Struik, South Africa Page 370.

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. As Indigofera subcorymbosa

Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa. A checklist. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Page 326.

Schrire, B.D. (2012). Papilionoideae-Indigofereae Flora Zambesiaca 3(4) Pages 129 - 130.


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


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 subcorymbosa var. subcorymbosa.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=129330, retrieved 25 June 2016

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