Indigofera cryptantha Benth. ex Harv.
var. cryptantha

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Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 21.

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

Kirby, G. (2013). Wild Flowers of Southeast Botswana Struik Nature, Cape Town South Africa Page 267. (Includes a picture).

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 48.

Schrire, B.D. (2012). Papilionoideae-Indigofereae Flora Zambesiaca 3(4) Pages 130 - 131.

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

Other sources of information about Indigofera cryptantha var. cryptantha:

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Flora of Botswana: Indigofera cryptantha var. cryptantha

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Indigofera cryptantha
African Plant Database: Indigofera cryptantha
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Indigofera cryptantha
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Indigofera cryptantha
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Indigofera cryptantha
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iNaturalist: Indigofera cryptantha
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Indigofera cryptantha
JSTOR Plant Science: Indigofera cryptantha
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Indigofera cryptantha
Plants of the World Online: Indigofera cryptantha
Tropicos: Indigofera cryptantha
Wikipedia: Indigofera cryptantha

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Indigofera cryptantha var. cryptantha., retrieved 28 February 2024

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