Indigofera heterantha Brandis

 
  • 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 heterantha Brandis
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Key identification features : Shrub, copiously branched; branchlets argenteo-canescent. Leaflets elliptic, ovate, obovate to oblong, rarely lanceolate, adpressed-pubescent on both sides. Racemes axillary. Corolla pink to purplish-pink.
  • Flower, Fruit : July-September
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Mumbai-City district, Mumbai Suburban district
    • Uttarakhand : Tehri Garhwal (Dhanaulti)
  • Native : Afghanistan, India, Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan, Tibet, West Himalaya
  • World Distribution : Afghanistan, India, Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan, Tibet, West Himalaya
  • Literature :
    • N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2. pp.963. Botanical survey of India, Govt. Of India.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Indigofera heterantha. Downloaded on 22 June 2024.

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