All Floras      Advanced Search
FOC Vol. 10 Page 140, 141, 150 Login | eFloras Home | Help
FOC | Family List | FOC Vol. 10 | Fabaceae | Indigofera

29. Indigofera ramulosissima Hosokawa, J. Soc. Trop. Agric. 4: 199. 1932.

多枝木蓝 duo zhi mu lan

Shrubs, dwarf, many branched. Stems rigid, slightly angu­lar, with appressed white medifixed symmetrically 2-branched trichomes. Stipules spiculate, minute. Leaves 1-3 cm, 7-folio­late; petiole and rachis with appressed white medifixed tri­chomes; petiole ca. 8 mm; rachis terete; stipels minute, bristle­like; leaflet blades opposite, obovate, 3-8 × 2-3 mm, both sur­faces with appressed medifixed trichomes but abaxially denser, secondary veins not visible, base broadly cuneate to rounded, apex obtuse and mucronate. Racemes 1.3-2.5 cm, laxly flow­ered; peduncle ca. 5 mm; bracts ca. 1 mm. Pedicel 1-1.5 mm, hairy, spreading or reflexed in fruit. Calyx 2-3 mm, with ap­pressed gray trichomes; teeth triangular, as long as tube. Corolla standard broadly obovate, ca. 3.5 × 3 mm, outside hairy; wings oblong, ca. 3.2 mm, margin ciliate; keel obovate, ca. 3.5 mm. Stamens 3-4 mm; anthers ovoid. Ovary linear, glabrous. Leg­ume linear, cylindric, ca. 1.5 cm. Seeds 4-6 per legume, reni­form, ca. 2 mm. Fl. Jun-Nov, fr. Aug-Dec.

● Dry rocky slopes; 700-1500 m. Taiwan.


Related Objects  
  • Illustration
  • Illustration

    Flora of China @
    Browse by
    Advanced Search

    Flora of China Home




     |  eFlora Home |  People Search  |  Help  |  ActKey  |  Hu Cards  |  Glossary  |