Indigofera hochstetteri Baker
Oliver et al., Fl.Trop.Afr. 2:101 (1871)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Alien to Western Australia
Name Status: Current


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province.

IBRA Regions: Pilbara.

IBRA Subregions: Roebourne.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Karratha, Port Hedland.

Scientific Description
C. Hollister and K.R. Thiele, Friday 4 September 2020

Erect, shrub, spindly shrub (broom-like). Stems terete, not spiny, glabrous; pustules or glands absent. Leaves or phylloclades clearly present, compound, alternate, continuous with stem, 18-35 mm long, hairy, with simple hairs, flat with flat margins; margins entire; tubercles absent, pinnately arranged, terminal leaflet present, stalked; pustules or glands absent. Stipules present and persistent to older leaves, 3-3.5 mm long, without glands, ribless. Bracteoles present but early deciduous. Stamens ten; filaments united in an open sheath with one free stamen. Ovary sessile or subsessile. Fruit dehiscent (a pod or follicle), 15-17 mm long, 3-5 mm wide, sessile or subsessile, not constricted between the seeds, round in cross-section, hairy, with simple hairs, not beaked. Occurs in the Eremaean Botanical Province, in the Pilbara IBRA regions.