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Derivation of specific name

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lyallii: uncertain. Possibly named after Robert Lyall (1790-1831), a Scottish botanist and collector in Madagascar where the type was collected. Also possible is David Lyall (1817-1895), another plant collector in Madagascar.
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Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Indigofera lyallii Baker
subsp. lyallii Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=129060
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Mark Hyde
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Bart Wursten
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Petra Ballings
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Description

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Shrub or small tree. Leaves imparipinnate with 8-12 pairs of squarely oval leaflets and a terminal leaflet. leaflets covered in soft, weakly spreading hairs. Flowers wine-red in compact short racemes. Fruit a small cylindric pod, splitting and twisting when ripe.
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Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
bibliographic citation
Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Indigofera lyallii Baker
subsp. lyallii Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=129060
author
Mark Hyde
author
Bart Wursten
author
Petra Ballings
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Flora of Zimbabwe

Frequency

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Local
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Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
bibliographic citation
Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Indigofera lyallii Baker
subsp. lyallii Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=129060
author
Mark Hyde
author
Bart Wursten
author
Petra Ballings
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Flora of Zimbabwe

Worldwide distribution

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Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Soutpansberg in South Africa and Madagascar.
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Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings
bibliographic citation
Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Indigofera lyallii Baker
subsp. lyallii Flora of Zimbabwe website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=129060
author
Mark Hyde
author
Bart Wursten
author
Petra Ballings
original
visit source
partner site
Flora of Zimbabwe