Indigofera arrecta Hochst. ex A. Rich.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Indigofera arrecta A.Rich.
  • Common name : Java Indigo, Natal indiago, Bengal indigo
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Along roadsides and Tropical moist deciduous forests
  • Comments / notes : Once cultivated for source of Indigo
  • Flower, Fruit : September-December
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Wayanad district
    • Odisha : Cuttack district
  • Native : Africa
  • World Distribution : India, Ethiopia, Middle East, Indonesia, Java, Laos, Sunda Islands, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sumatra, Vietnam
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Indigofera arrecta. Downloaded on 15 June 2024.

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