Indigofera microscypha Baker

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Synonyms: Indigofera hilaris Eckl. & Zeyh. var. microscypha (Baker) J.B. Gillett
Common names:
Frequency: Local
Status: Native
Suffrutex shrub.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Montane grassland
Altitude range: 1200 - 2100 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Southwestern Tanzania and northern Malawi.
Malawi distribution: N
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Near Endemic
Red data list status: Lower Risk - near threatened
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Schrire, B.D. (2012). Papilionoideae-Indigofereae Flora Zambesiaca 3(4) Pages 220 - 222. (Includes a picture).

Willis, C.K., Burrows, J.E., Fish, L., Phiri, P.S.M., Chikuni, A.C. & Golding, J. (2001). Developing a greater understanding of the flora of the Nyika Syst. Geogr. Pl. 71(2) Page 999. as Indigofera hilaris var. microscypha

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Indigofera microscypha., retrieved 1 October 2022

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