The genus Vaughania is closely related to Indigofera, and is seen as no more than a synonym of that genus by some authors. The genus Vaughania has been accepted here, but if it is moved back into Indigofera then this species would become Indigofera interrupta (Du Puy, Labat & Schrire) Schrire[
Indigofera interrupta (Du Puy, Labat & Schrire) Schrire
Vaughania interrupta is a usually deciduous shrub that can grow up to 3.5 metres tall. The bole can be 10cm in diameter[
The plant is harvested from the wild for local use of its wood.
Africa - southern Madagascar.
Dryland scrub, sometimes in dry forests; found on a wide range of soil types at elevations from 100 - 300 metres, occasionally to 600 metres[
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The wood is used for poles in house construction[
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