Indigofera decora Lindl.

First published in J. Hort. Soc. London 1: 68 (1846)
This name is a synonym of Indigofera incarnata

This name was accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria. [Cited as Indigofera decora.]
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Indigofera decora.]
  • Lepschi, B. & Monro, A. (Project Coordinators) (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria. [Cited as Indigofera decora.]
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 10: 1-642. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis). [Cited as Indigofera decora.]

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Hotta, M et al (1989). Sekai Yuhyou-shokubutu(Useful Pls. of World) Heibonsha. Tokyo
  • Rudd, V. E. (1991). A Revised Handbook of the Flora of Ceylon 7: 108-381.

Other Data

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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

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