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Indigofera hilaris Eckl. & Zeyh. var. hilaris

(name current 2016)
chubhujeje
(Indigofera hilaris)

Fabaceae

Growth form: Shrub
Found within protected areas

Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Indigofera hilaris - Perennial with woody rootstock and erect or bending shoots up to c 40 cm high, narrowly branched, with abundant silky hairs in all parts. Leaf-stalk very short; leaflets usually five, close-set, usually folded, c 8 mm long x 2 mm wide with short fine point. Inflorescence lateral, dense, scarcely longer than leaves; calyx c 5 mm long with narrow lobes tapering to fine point; corolla c 1 cm long, pink, rose or lake..

* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.

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