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Indigofera  alpina Eckl. & Zeyh.  trib. Indigofereae 
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FamilyFABACEAE
Genus species var.Indigofera  alpina Eckl. & Zeyh.  trib. Indigofereae
SynonymsIndigofera stipularis Eckl. & Zeyh.
Territory Southern AfricaCape Provinces, (Eastern Cape Province)
rocks
Altitude1200-1600m
Description leaves petiolate, ternate, leaflets obovate-cuneate, mucronate, on both faces pilose, stipules broadly cordate-ovate, acuminate, flowers numerous in long raceme
Size15-30cm
Colorpink, red
Bloomlate spring
Ca
Typetuft, fl. stem decumbent
Cultivationrock crevices with favourable water regime, eastern slopes
alpine house, poor, drained soil, shading in summer
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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