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

Summary

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.

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

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Schrire, B. The Madagascan genus Vaughania is reduced to synonymy under Indigofera (Leguminosae-Papilionoideae-Indigofereae). Kew Bull 63, 477–479 (2008). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12225-008-9061-7

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Keywords

  • Indigofera
  • Indigofereae
  • Leguminosae
  • Madagascar
  • new combinations
  • Papilionoideae
  • Vaughania