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Indigofera  hedyantha Eckl. & Zeyh.  trib. Indigofereae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Indigofera  hedyantha Eckl. & Zeyh.  trib. Indigofereae
SynonymsIndigofera secunda E.Mey.
 Indigofera goetzei Harms
Territory Southern AfricaCape ProvincesLesothoKwaZulu-NatalFree State
steppes
Altitude0-2100m
Description hirsute, leaves pinnate, leaflets 15x3mm, rachis 15mm, floral pedicels longer than leaves, ca. 4cm long, corolla 12mm long, golden brown hirsute, calyx black hirsute
Size20-30cm
Colorred, dark variegate
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typesubshrub
Cultivationsunny site with a deep, drained soil
alpine house, rich, drained soil, sun
Propagationseed in spring after hot water treatment, germ. 1-3 months
cuttings in late summer
BibliographyFlora Capensis (Harvey) www.biodiversitylibrary.org
Legume Web www.ildis.org
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