Indigofera trifoliata var. duthiei (Naik) Sanjappa

 
  • 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 trifoliata var. duthiei (Naik) Sanjappa
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Cultivated fields (as a weed), fallow lands, waste lands and road sides
  • Comments / notes : Differs from var. trifoliata in having 1–4-seeded and narrowly winged pods.
  • Key identification features : Leaves digitately trifoliate; stipules 1–1.2 mm long, narrowly triangular, adnate to petiole, hairy outside. Racemes 5–8 mm long, globose or slightly elongated. Flowers pink or red, c. 5–6 mm long; bracts c. 0.6 mm long, hairy outside, caducous; pedicels c. 1 mm long, hairy. Pods narrowly winged
  • Flower, Fruit : August-December
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Aurangabad district
    • Madhya Pradesh : Madhya Pradesh
    • Uttarakhand : Dehradun district
  • Native : India
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • Endemism : India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature :
    • Sanjappa, M. (1992) Legumes of India. Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh, Dehra Dun, pp. 196.
    • Vibha Chauhan & Arun K. Pandey (2015). A revision of trifoliolate Indigofera (Tribe Indigofereae: Fabaceae) in India. Phytotaxa 220 (1): 001–029.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Indigofera trifoliata var. duthiei. Downloaded on 14 June 2024.

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