Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Plantae Tracheophyta Magnoliopsida Fabales Leguminosae

Scientific Name: Indigofera marmorata
Species Authority: Balf.f.

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Miller, A.
Reviewer(s): Abuzinada, A.H. & AL-Eisawi, D.M.H. (Arabian Plants Red List Authority)
Common in several vegetation types and under no present or perceived threat.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: Endemic to Soqotra.
Countries occurrence:
Yemen (Socotra)
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Population [top]

Current Population Trend: Unknown
Additional data:

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: Locally common in open shrubland and woodland clearings on granite on northern slopes of the Haggeher mountains. Altitude of 400–600 m.

Readily identified by the marbled pattern formed by the hairs on the upper leaf surface and its characteristic trigonous and beaked fruits.
Systems: Terrestrial

Citation: Miller, A. 2004. Indigofera marmorata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T44980A10958326. . Downloaded on 08 October 2015.
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