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This species is accepted, and its native range is Afghanistan to Tibet and Himalaya.

[ILDIS]

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Conservation
Not Threatened
Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub/Tree

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[ILDIS]
Use
Environmental, Fibre, Food and Drink, Medicine

Native to:

Afghanistan, Assam, East Himalaya, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Tibet, West Himalaya

Indigofera heterantha Wall. ex Brandis appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Wallich [5480], Uttaranchal K000848591
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5480], Nepal K001121058
Blinkworth, R. [Cat. no. 5480], India K001121059
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5480] K001121056
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5480] K001121057
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5480] K001121060
Parker, R.N. [s.n.], India Indigofera rubroviolacea K000848653 Unknown type material
Ellis, R. [s.n.], India Indigofera rubroviolacea K000848654
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5483], Nepal Indigofera quadrangularis K001121066
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5483], Nepal Indigofera quadrangularis K001121067

First published in Forest Fl. N.W. India: 135 (1874)

Accepted by

  • Balkrishna, A. (2018). Flora of Morni Hills (Research & Possibilities): 1-581. Divya Yoga Mandir Trust.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 10: 1-642. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Rechinger, K.H. & al. (1984). Papilionaceae II Flora Iranica 157: 1-499. Naturhistorisches Museums Wien.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 10: 1-642. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Rechinger, K.H. & al. (1984). Papilionaceae II Flora Iranica 157: 1-499. Naturhistorisches Museums Wien.

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Kumar, S. & Sane PV (2003). Legumes of South Asia: a check-list. RBG Kew.
  • Sanjappa, M. (1995). In Hajra, PK et al. (eds). Fascicles of Fl. of Ind. 21:123. Indig
  • Jain, S. K. (1991). Dictionary of Indian Folk Medicine and Ethnobotany
  • Webb, C. J. et al. (1988). Flora of New Zealand Vol IV
  • Bean, W. J. (1970). Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles, Ed 8 Vols 1-4

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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