Kew Bulletin

, Volume 63, Issue 3, pp 477–479 | Cite as

The Madagascan genus Vaughania is reduced to synonymy under Indigofera (Leguminosae-Papilionoideae-Indigofereae)

  • Brian SchrireEmail author


Eleven species comprising the Madagascan genus Vaughania are subsumed within the large pantropical genus Indigofera. Six new combinations are made; the remaining species were originally described in Indigofera.


Indigofera Indigofereae Leguminosae Madagascar new combinations Papilionoideae Vaughania 



My thanks to Gwilym Lewis and Aaron Davis for helpful comments and improvements to the text.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.HerbariumRoyal Botanic Gardens, KewRichmondUK

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