Indigofera tinctoria L.
var. tinctoria

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Indigofera tinctoria var. tinctoria

Photo: Sune Holt
Vilankulo, Inhambane, Mozambique

Indigofera tinctoria var. tinctoria

Photo: Sune Holt
Vilankulo, Inhambane, Mozambique

Indigofera tinctoria var. tinctoria

Photo: Sune Holt
Vilankulo, Inhambane, Mozambique

Indigofera tinctoria var. tinctoria

Photo: Sune Holt
Vilankulo, Inhambane, Mozambique

Indigofera tinctoria var. tinctoria

Photo: Sune Holt
Vilankulo, Inhambane, Mozambique

Indigofera tinctoria var. tinctoria

Photo: Sune Holt
Vilankulo, Inhambane, Mozambique

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Synonyms: Indigofera sumatrana Gaertn.
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
See var. arcuata for general description detail. This variety can be distinguished by the straight or only slightly curved fruit. The fruit is never curved more than by about 50 degrees, while those in var. arcuata are much more strongly curved, often forming almost a full circle.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: On alluvial sand, particularly in secondary scrub.
Altitude range: Up to 100 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Widespreadtropical Africa but in our region only recorded from Mozambique. Also in Madagascar,Yemen, Saudi Arabia, India, Southeast Asia, Australasia and South America. in Ver
Mozambique distribution: N,T,GI,M
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
Insects associated with this species:
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Content last updated: Saturday 30 April 2016
Literature:

Schrire, B.D. (2012). Papilionoideae-Indigofereae Flora Zambesiaca 3(4) Pages 133 - 135. (Includes a picture).

Other sources of information about Indigofera tinctoria var. tinctoria:

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Flora of Caprivi: Indigofera tinctoria var. tinctoria

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Indigofera tinctoria
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Indigofera tinctoria
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Indigofera tinctoria
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Indigofera tinctoria
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Indigofera tinctoria
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Indigofera tinctoria
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Indigofera tinctoria
iNaturalist: Indigofera tinctoria
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Indigofera tinctoria
JSTOR Plant Science: Indigofera tinctoria
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Indigofera tinctoria
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Indigofera tinctoria
Plants of the World Online: Indigofera tinctoria
Tropicos: Indigofera tinctoria
Wikipedia: Indigofera tinctoria


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Indigofera tinctoria var. tinctoria.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=204780, retrieved 26 November 2020

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