Indigofera coerulea Roxb.

 
  • 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 coerulea Roxb.
  • Common name : Surat Indigo
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : Deciduous forests and scrub jungles
  • Comments / notes : Occasional along ghats and roadsides.
  • Flower, Fruit : November-January
  • Collector(s) Name : Raja K.Swamy
  • Collection Date : 13-12-2014; 13-10-2010
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-E-190; FAP 39555
  • Collection Locality : Batrepalli, Anantapur district (AP); Kalasamudram, Anantapur district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Anantapur district, Nellore district
    • Karnataka : Ballari district, Vijayapura (Bijapur) district, Chitradurga district
    • Tamil Nadu : Tiruchirapalli district, Coimbatore district, Ramanathapuram district, Tiruchirapalli district, Tirunelveli district
  • World Distribution : India, Pakistan, Somalia, Sudan, Eritrea, Ethyopia, Saudi Arabia,
  • Literature :
    • Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2
    • Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983
    • Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
    • Cecil J. Saldanha, S. R. Ramesh (1984). Flora of Karnataka State vol. 1. Oxford and IBH Publishing Co, New Delhi
    • N.P.Singh, 1988- Flora of Eastern Karnataka
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Indigofera coerulea. Downloaded on 22 June 2024.

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