Indigofera gairdnerae Hutch. ex Baker f.

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Indigofera gairdnerae

Picture: Bart Wursten
Mana Pools, by main road to camp

Indigofera gairdnerae

Picture: Bart Wursten
Mana Pools, by main road to camp

Indigofera gairdnerae

Picture: Bart Wursten
Mana Pools, by main road to camp

Indigofera gairdnerae

Picture: Bart Wursten
Mana Pools, by main road to camp

Indigofera gairdnerae

Picture: Bart Wursten
Mana Pools, by main road to camp

Indigofera gairdnerae

Picture: Bart Wursten
Mana Pools, by main road to camp

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Delicate branched annual with ascending to suberect stems up to 25 cm long. Leaves 3-foliolate. Leaflets elliptic, up to 13 mm long, with short appressed hairs on both surfaces and long hairs on the margin. Stipules leaf-like, ovate with a gland-tipped apical point and long hairs on the margin. Flowers axillary, 1-3 on a slender, sparsely hairy peduncle up to 25 mm long. Calyx deeply divided. Pod cylindrical, up to 11 mm long.
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Worldwide distribution: Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,C,E,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): W
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Literature:

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

Gillett, J.B., Polhill, R.M. & Verdcourt, B. (1971). Leguminosae (Part 3) subfamily Papilionoideae (1) Flora of Tropical East Africa Page 227.

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 144 - 145.

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

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-21

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2021). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Indigofera gairdnerae.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=128920, retrieved 12 May 2021

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