Indigofera eylesiana J.B. Gillett

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Indigofera eylesiana

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Cleveland Dam, dam wall

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Common names:
Frequency: Common
Status: Native
Stems prostrate. Stipules large, over twice as long as the petiole.
Derivation of specific name: eylesii: named after Frederick Eyles (1864 - 1937)
Habitat: In open places, in sandy soils.
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
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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.

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) Page 147.

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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Indigofera eylesiana
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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 eylesiana., retrieved 20 May 2024

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