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New combinations and resurrected names in Microcharis and Indigastrum (Fabaceae—Papilionoideae)

B. D. Schrire
Bothalia | Vol 22, No 2 | a833 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v22i2.833 | © 1992 B. D. Schrire | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 14 October 1992 | Published: 14 October 1992

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B. D. Schrire, Botany Department, University of Natal, South Africa

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As a result of cladistic studies in the tribe Indigofereae in Africa and Madagascar (Schrire 1991) evidence was accumulated to justify resurrecting the genera Microcharis Benth. and  Indigastrum Jaub. & Spach, which were previously considered part of Indigofera L. All described species in each genus are listed alphabetically. Forty-seven new combinations, six changes ain rank and four resurrected names are published.


<i>Indigastrum</i>; <i>Indigofera</i>; <i>Microcharis</i>; new combinations; resurrected names; taxonomy


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