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Indigofera  hilaris Eckl. & Zeyh.  trib. Indigofereae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Indigofera  hilaris Eckl. & Zeyh.  trib. Indigofereae
SynonymsIndigofera compacta N.E.Br.
 Indigofera hirta E.Mey.
 Indigofera leipzigiae Bremer
Territory East Tropical AfricaSouthern Africa
steppes
Description stems sericeous, leaves crowded, pinnate, leaflets grey-green, acuminate, flowers 1cm long, in short, dense spike
Size30-50cm
Colorpink, red
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub
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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