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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Old World.

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Not Threatened
Ecology
Africa: Sudanian anthropic landscapes, Somalia-Masai anthropic landscapes, Lake Victoria regional mosaic; bushland and thicket, Somalia-Masai bushland and thicket, Sudanian bushland and thicket, Zambezian bushland and thicket, Zambezian anthropic landscap
Habit
Annual/Perennial, Climbing/Not climbing, Herb/Shrub
Vernacular
Anilillo, Frijolillo, Frijolillo De Llano, Laindramotio, Laindramotiolahy, Mozotillo, Raindramotio, Wal-awari

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 40 - 1400 m.; Andes, Llanura del Caribe, Valle del Cauca.
Habit
Hierba
Conservation
Preocupación Menor

[FSOM]

M. Thulin et al. Flora of Somalia, Vol. 1-4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Habit
Erect or subscandent woody herb, up to 0.5–2 m tall; stems ridged, strigose
Leaves
Leaf-rhachis up to 10 cm long including a petiole of up to 35 mm
Leaflets
Leaflets 3–9(–13), opposite, elliptic, up to 35(–60) x 17(–30) mm, strigose on both sides, more coarsely so beneath
Inflorescences
Racemes many-flowered, long; peduncle up to 4 cm
Calyx
Calyx 1.5–4 mm long; lobes triangular-subulate, much longer than the tube
Corolla
Standard white strigose outside, soon falling
Stamens
Stamens 3–4 mm long
Fruits
Pods 20–25(–40) x 2 mm, deflexed, straight or curved, sometimes slightly torulose, white strigose, 6–13-seeded.

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[ILDIS]
Use
Medicine

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Congo, Costa Rica, Djibouti, East Himalaya, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Gulf of Guinea Is., India, Ivory Coast, Jawa, Kenya, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Philippines, Queensland, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, West Himalaya, Western Australia, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Colombia

Indigofera trita L.f. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1982 Beusekom, C.F. van [3931], Thailand K000623333
Mooney, H.F. [2114], India K000623335
Lewis, G.P. [CFCR6709], Brazil K000921225
Mitchell [s.n.], Australia K000217444
Matthew, K.M. [6638], India K000623337
Brown, R. [s.n.], Australia K000217307
Brown, R. [s.n.], Australia K000217445
Heringer, E.P. [15441], Brazil K000921226
Mueller, F. von [s.n.], Australia K000217305
Mueller, F. von [s.n.], Australia K000217306
Mueller, F. von [s.n.], Australia K000217446
Reekmans, M. [8427], Burundi K000623325
Wight [652], India K000623334
Maesen, L.J.G. van der [3914], India K000623338
Vijay Kumar, B.K. [1265], India K000623336
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5449] K001120956
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5449] K001120957
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5449], India K001120958
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5449] K001120959
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5449] K001120960
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5449] K001120961
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5449] K001120962
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5449], India K001120963

First published in Suppl. Pl.: 335 (1782)

Accepted by

  • Prakash, L. & Balasubramanian, P. (2018). Invasive alien flora of Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve in Southern Eastern Ghats, India Indian Forester 144: 857-862.
  • Chauhan, V. & Pandey, A.K. (2015). A revision of trifoliate Indigofera (Tribe Indigofereae: Fabaceae) in India Phytotaxa 220: 1-29.
  • Lepschi, B. & Monro, A. (Project Coordinators) (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria. http://www.anbg.gov.au/chah/apc/index.html.
  • Sikarwar, R.L.S. (2014). Angiosperm diversity assessment of Chitrakootthe legendary place of Vindhyan range, India Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 38: 563-619.
  • Meena, S.L. (2012). A checklist of the vascular plants of Banaskantha district, Gujarat, India Nelumbo 54: 39-91.
  • Onana, J.M. (2011). The vascular plants of Cameroon a taxonomic checklist with IUCN assessments: 1-195. National herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé.
  • Hammel, B.E., Grayum, M.H., Herrera & C. & Zamora, N. (eds.) (2010). Manual de plantas de Costa Rica volumen V. Dicotiledóneas (Clusiaceae-Gunneraceae) Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 119: 1-970. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Balick, M.J., Nee, M.H. & Atha, D.E. (2000). Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Belize with Common Names an Uses: 1-246. New Yourk Botanic Garden Press, New York.
  • Audru, J., Cesar, J. & Lebrun, J.-P. (1994). Les Plantes Vasculaires de la République de Djibouti. Flore Illustrée 1: 1-336. CIRAD, Départerment d'Elevage et de Médecine vétérinaire, Djibouti.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Lepschi, B. & Monro, A. (Project Coordinators) (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria. http://www.anbg.gov.au/chah/apc/index.html.
  • Schrire, B.D. (2012). Flora Zambesiaca 3(4): 1-245. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Mosti, S., Raffaelli, M. & Tardelli, M. (2012). Contributions to the flora of central-southern Dhofar (Sultanate of Oman) Webbia; Raccolta de Scritti Botanici 67: 65-91.
  • Onana, J.M. (2011). The vascular plants of Cameroon a taxonomic checklist with IUCN assessments: 1-195. National herbarium of Cameroon, Yaoundé.
  • Hammel, B.E., Grayum, M.H., Herrera & C. & Zamora, N. (eds.) (2010). Manual de plantas de Costa Rica volumen V. Dicotiledóneas (Clusiaceae-Gunneraceae) Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 119: 1-970. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Ghazanfar, S.A. (2007). Flora of the Sultanate of Oman. volume 2. Crassulaceae - Apiaceae Scripta Botanica Belgica 36: 1-220.
  • Du Puy, D.J., Labat, N.-N., Rabevohitra, R., Villiers, J.-F., Bosser, J. & Moat, J. (2002). The Leguminosae of Madagascar: 1-737. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Audru, J., Cesar, J. & Lebrun, J.-P. (1994). Les Plantes Vasculaires de la République de Djibouti. Flore Illustrée 1: 1-336. CIRAD, Départerment d'Elevage et de Médecine vétérinaire, Djibouti.
  • Hedberg, I. & Edwards, S. (eds.) (1989 publ. 1990). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 3: 1-659. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Kumar, S. & Sane PV (2003). Legumes of South Asia: a check-list. RBG Kew.
  • Du Puy, D. J. et al. (2002). The Leguminosae of Madagascar. RBG Kew.
  • Senaratna, L. K. (2001). A check list of the flowering plants of Sri Lanka. Colombo.
  • Jain, S. K. (1991). Dictionary of Indian Folk Medicine and Ethnobotany
  • Verdcourt, B. (1979). A Manual of New Guinea Legumes. Office of Forests, Lae, PNG
  • Gillett, J. B. et al. (1971). Papilionoideae. In: Fl. Trop. E. Africa, Milne-Redhead & Polhill
  • Standley, P. C. & Steyermark, J. A (1946). Fieldiana, Bot. 24(5) :1-425 Leguminosae

Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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