Indigofera oxalidea Welw. ex Baker

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Indigofera oxalidea

Picture: Bart Wursten
By Circular Drive, Nyanga NP

Indigofera oxalidea

Picture: Bart Wursten
By Circular Drive, Nyanga NP

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Synonyms: Indigofera hendecaphylla Jacq. var. radicans Baker
Indigofera paraoxalidea Torre
Indigofera supralevis N.E. Br.
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Status: Native
Perennial herb. Stems diffusely branched, prostrate, up to 80 cm long, sometimes rooting at the nodes.
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Habitat: In grassland, along river banks and roadsides, sometimes in bare patches in Brachystegia or Uapaca woodland.
Altitude range: 1000 - 1800 m
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Worldwide distribution: Angola, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Eswatini and Limpopo, Gauteng, Mpumalanga, North-West, South Africa.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W,C
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Cb,N,C
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Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 33.

Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 222.

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 49.

Schrire, B.D. (2012). Papilionoideae-Indigofereae Flora Zambesiaca 3(4) Pages 56 - 57.

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 94.

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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Indigofera oxalidea
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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 oxalidea., retrieved 18 July 2024

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