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Indigofera  leptocarpa Eckl. & Zeyh.  trib. Indigofereae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Indigofera  leptocarpa Eckl. & Zeyh.  trib. Indigofereae
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Eastern Cape Province)
rocky slopes
Description thinly strigose, branchlets flexuous, leaves shortly petiolate, ternate, leaflets linear, acute, stipules minute, dentate, flowers few in lax, shortly pedunculate raceme
Size15-20cm
Colorpurple
Bloomsummer
Ca
Typeshrub
Cultivationsunny, dry, rock crevices, protection against winter wet
alpine house, poor, 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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