Swaziland's Flora Database:
Indigofera tristoides N.E.Br.
(name current 2016)
Growth form: Shrub
Swaziland distribution: highveld only
Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Indigofera tristoides - Attractive openly much-branched, slender-stemmed shrub, thinly hairy in all pans. Leaf-stalk very short; leaflets c five pairs, well-spaced, spreading, flat, oblong, blunt-tipped, c 1 cm long x 3 mm wide. Flowers few in short raceme at end of stalk c 3 cm long; calyx c 2 mm long; corolla red, lake or bright pink, c 1,2 cm long, standard and keel hairy.
* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.