Indigofera colutea (Burm. f.) Merr.

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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,C,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): N,Lk,S
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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 221. As: Indigofera colutea colutea

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 131. (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 203 - 205. (Includes a picture).

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

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 212.

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Flora of Botswana: Indigofera colutea
Flora of Caprivi: Indigofera colutea
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Indigofera colutea
Flora of Mozambique: Indigofera colutea
Flora of Zimbabwe: Indigofera colutea

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Indigofera colutea., retrieved 24 April 2024

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