Indigofera L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 751 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Africa, Asia to SW. Pacific, Central & S. U.S.A. to Tropical & Subtropical America.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Alabama, Aldabra, Algeria, Andaman Is., Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Arizona, Aruba, Assam, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bismarck Archipelago, Bolivia, Borneo, Botswana, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Burkina, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Caprivi Strip, Cayman Is., Central African Repu, Chad, Chile North, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Christmas I., Cocos (Keeling) Is., Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Costa Rica, Cuba, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Florida, Free State, French Guiana, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Gulf States, Guyana, Hainan, Haiti, Honduras, India, Inner Mongolia, Iran, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jawa, Kansas, Kenya, Korea, KwaZulu-Natal, Laccadive Is., Laos, Lebanon-Syria, Leeward Is., Lesotho, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Libya, Louisiana, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Maldives, Mali, Maluku, Manchuria, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mississippi, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New Mexico, New South Wales, Nicaragua, Nicobar Is., Niger, Nigeria, North Carolina, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Oklahoma, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Qinghai, Queensland, Rwanda, Réunion, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sinai, Socotra, Somalia, South Australia, South Carolina, South China Sea, Southwest Caribbean, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tasmania, Texas, Thailand, Tibet, Togo, Trinidad-Tobago, Turks-Caicos Is., Uganda, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Victoria, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Western Australia, Western Sahara, Windward Is., Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Bermuda, Caroline Is., Chagos Archipelago, Cook Is., Fiji, Hawaii, Marianas, Marquesas, Maryland, Nauru, Niue, Norfolk Is., North Caucasus, Rodrigues, Samoa, Seychelles, Society Is., Tonga, Transcaucasus, Tubuai Is., Virginia

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

  • Anil Mill. in Gard. Dict. Abr., ed. 4.: [s.p.] (1754)

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6. Scientific Data 8: 215.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Tisserant in Bull. Mus. Hist. Nat., sér. 2, 3: 163–172, 258–272 (1931).
  • —F.T.A. 2: 65

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]
  • Gillett in Kew Bull., Add. Ser. 1 (1958) & Fl. Trop. E. Afr. (1971).

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Gillett in K.B., Add. Ser. 1 (1958)
  • L., Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 333 (1754)
  • Sp. Pl.: 751 (1753)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2022 Muasya, A.M.; Stirton, C.H. [4978] South Africa K001572421 Yes
Jan 1, 2022 Muasya, A.M. [4631] South Africa K001572424 Yes
Jan 1, 2022 Stirton, C.H.; Muasya, A.M. [5117] South Africa K001572415 Yes
Jan 1, 2022 Muasya, A.M.; Stitron, C.H. [4076] South Africa K001572416 Yes
Jan 1, 2019 Osborne, J.; Datizua, C.; Langa, C.; Zandamela, J.; Macuacua, A. (guide) [JO1562] Mozambique K001346387 No
Jan 1, 2017 Kolberg, H.; Tholkes, T. [HK3002] Namibia K001572436 Yes
Apr 1, 2009 Queiroz, L.P.; Machado, M.C. [12514] Brazil K000921091 Yes
Jan 1, 2009 Lehevana, A.; et al. [216] Madagascar K001307200 Yes
Jan 1, 2009 Fonseca, M.L.; Silva, M.A.; Cardoso, E. [2449] Brazil K000921227 Yes
Mar 17, 2007 Hatschbach, G.G.; Barbosa, E.; Deodato, F. [67082] Brazil K000921092 Yes
Mar 26, 2005 Cunningham, A. [47] Australia K000217434 Type Yes
Jan 1, 2005 Helms, R. [s.n.] Australia K000217415 Yes
Jan 1, 1994 Saint-Hilaire [374#] Brazil K000264387 Type Yes
Oct 21, 1990 Hatschbach, G.G. [46003] Brazil K000921158 Yes
Aug 31, 1989 Hatschbach, G.G. [25174] Brazil K000921100 Yes
Apr 11, 1988 Hatschbach, G.G. [27110] Brazil K000921095 Yes
Jan 1, 1987 Rabelo, B.V.; Silveira, D.M.B.; Viana, A.F. [3260] Brazil K000921156 Yes
Dec 21, 1982 Rudd [s.n.] Brazil K000921163 Yes
Dec 21, 1982 Archer, W.A. [7791] Brazil K000921155 Yes
Dec 1, 1974 Letouzey, R. [13433] Cameroon K000087040 No
Nov 1, 1974 Letouzey, R. [13136] Cameroon K000087142 No
Jan 1, 1967 Lindeman, J.C.; Haas, J.H. [2527] Brazil K000921097 Yes
Dec 1, 1964 Oldeman, R.A.A. [872] Cote d'Ivoire K000459923 No
Jan 1, 1961 Eiten, G.; Eiten, L.T. [1991] Brazil K000921168 Yes
Jan 1, 1958 Gossweiler, J. [1384] Angola K001307006 Yes
Aug 9, 1950 Winter, B., de; Leistner, O.A. [5383] Namibia K000624240 Yes
Aug 9, 1950 Winter, B., de; Leistner, O.A. [5383] Namibia K000624239 Yes
Jan 1, 1919 Wallich. [5467] India K000848616 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1919 Wight [865] India K000848614 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1919 Wallich. [5467] India K000848615 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1919 Wallich [2420] India K000848606 Unknown Type Material Yes
Andrews, Mr. [90] Australia K000217317 Yes
Stirton, C.H. [11208] South Africa K:SPC-62711.000 No
K:SPC-61448.000 No
Bidgood, S.; Hoenselaar, K.; Leliyo, G.; Vollesen, K. [6038] Tanzania K000468387 No
Thulin, M.; Warfa, A.M. [5561] Somalia K000392838 Type Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5455] K001120992 Unknown Type Material Yes
Dinter [8156] South Africa K000393166 Unknown Type Material Yes
Quarre, P. [2832] Congo, Democratic Republic of the K000459912 No
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5481] Nepal K001129373 Unknown Type Material Yes
Blinkworth, R. [Cat. no. 5481] India K001121062 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5480] K001121057 Unknown Type Material Yes
Drege [s.n.] South Africa K000393152 Unknown Type Material Yes
Schrire, B.D.; Stirton, C.H.; Robertson, S.A. [2572] Kenya K:SPC-62722.000 No
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5482] Nepal K001121065 Unknown Type Material Yes
leg. ign. [s,n,] Australia K000217465 Yes
leg. ign. [20] Australia K000217472 Yes
Hinton, G.B.; et al. [11045] Mexico K000119438 No
Schrire, B.D. [2342] South Africa K:SPC-62816.000 No
Bidgood, S.; Hoenselaar, K.; Leliyo, G.; Vollesen, K. [6347] Tanzania K000468078 No
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5460] K001121006 Unknown Type Material Yes
Schimper [1389] Ethiopia K000392801 Unknown Type Material Yes
Schimper [1467] Ethiopia K000392783 Unknown Type Material Yes
Sellow [s.n.] Brazil K000921096 Yes
Schrire, B.D. [2519] South Africa K:SPC-59318.000 No
Rahman, M.A.; et al. [11723] Bangladesh K001639180 No
Thulin, M.; Dahir, A.; Khalid, A.; Osman, A. [10602] Somalia K001622815 Yes
Thulin, M. [10829] Somalia K001622846 Yes
Francisco, M.; Camôngua, J. [FM1968] Angola K001634143 Yes
Francisco, M.; Camôngua, J. [FM1968] Angola K001634142 Yes
Wightman, N. [NCW449] Zambia K001870053 No
Wightman, N. [NCW441] Zambia K001870051 No
Masia, N.; Nkadimeng, F.; Gumede, S.; Balkwil, K. [9311] South Africa K009000836 No
Masia, N.; Nkadimeng, F.; Gumede, S.; Balkwil, K. [9319] South Africa K009000839 No
Masia, N.; Nkadimeng, F.; Gumede, S.; Pretorius, J. [9339] South Africa K009000840 No
Masia, N.; Nkadimeng, F.; Norotoba,T. [9364] South Africa K009000842 No
Masia, N.; Nkadimeng, F.; Norotoba,T. [9366] South Africa K009000843 No
Zeyher, C.L.P. [2425] South Africa K001790637 No
Bauer, F. [s.n.] South Africa K001790638 No
s.coll. [s.n.] South Africa K003771675 No
Zeyher, C.L.P. [2425] South Africa K001790636 No
Wright, C. [s.n.] South Africa K003771676 No
Alexander, R.C. [[108]] South Africa K001790639 No
Forbes [s.n.] South Africa K003771674 No
Gerrard, W.T. [1094] South Africa K003772854 No
s.coll. [[8116]] South Africa K001790629 No
Bowie [s.n.] South Africa K003771683 No
Gerrard, W. T. [1077] South Africa K003771175 No
Melchor-Castro, RB; Balvin, R; Gonzalo, L [1020] Peru K001612315 No
Quarre, P. [2832] Congo, Democratic Republic of the K000459911 No
s.coll. [5448] India K000848599 Unknown Type Material Yes
Dixon, D.; Cowie, I.D. [1365] Australia K001572462 Yes
Barker, N.P. [1709] South Africa K001572438 Yes
Gelle, F.J.; Barkworth, M.E. [563] Somalia K001560995 Yes
Banze, A.; Osborne, J.; Datizua, C.; Mamba, A.; Mucaleque, P.; Rachide, T.; Magido, A. (guide); Ndala, B. (guide) [AB570] Mozambique K001346739 No
Banze, A.; Osborne, J.; Datizua, C.; Mamba, A.; Mucaleque, P.; Rachide, T.; Magido, A. (guide); Ndala, B. (guide) [AB555] Mozambique K001346724 No
Osborne, J.; Banze, A.; Datizua, C.; Mamba, A.; Mucaleque, P.; Rachide, T.; Magido, A. (guide); Ndala, B. (guide) [JO1763] Mozambique K000569923 No
Banze, A.; Osborne, J.; Datizua, C.; Mamba, A.; Mucaleque, P.; Rachide, T.; Maoji, S.O. (guide); Saide, R.O. (guide) [AB528] Mozambique K001346699 No
Codd, L.E. [3952] South Africa K000511674 Yes
Moore, C. [s.n.] Australia K000217363 Yes
Mitchell [s.n.] Australia K000217448 Yes
Patel, H. [7413] Mozambique K000613675 No
Peter, A. [123] Tanzania K000059766 No
s.coll. [s.n.] China K000848580 Unknown Type Material Yes
Schrire, B.D. [2565] Kenya K:SPC-62852.000 No
leg. ign. [s.n.] Australia K000217467 Yes
Stirton, C.H. [11183] South Africa K:SPC-62716.000 No
Richards, H.M. [14780] Botswana K000627859 No
Whellan, I.; Davies, R. [1002] Zimbabwe K000393040 Holotype Yes
Backhouse, J. [s.n.] Australia K000217361 Yes
Gerard, P. [Cat. no. 5486] India K001121071 Unknown Type Material Yes
Blinkworth, R. [Cat. no. 5480] India K001121059 Unknown Type Material Yes
Bidgood, S.; Hoenselaar, K.; Leliyo, G.; Vollesen, K. [6293] Tanzania K000468132 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5463] K001121011 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5465] India K001121017 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5480] K001121056 Unknown Type Material Yes
Quartin Dillon [s.n.] Ethiopia K000392752 Type Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5455] K001120990 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich [5485] India K000848601 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5463] Nepal K001121012 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5455] K001120993 Unknown Type Material Yes
Acocks, J.P.H. [13908] South Africa K000511676 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5460] K001121004 Unknown Type Material Yes
Stuart, C. [s.n.] Australia K000217411 Unknown Type Material Yes
Kotschy [14] K000392782 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5488] Thailand K001121073 Unknown Type Material Yes
Germishuizen, G. [169] South Africa K000511680 Yes
Drummond, R.B.; Hemsley, J.H. [3784] Kenya K000059762 No
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5458] India K001120999 Unknown Type Material Yes
Drege [s.n.] South Africa K000393156 Unknown Type Material Yes
Latile, M.G. [7] Nigeria K000459916 No
Archer, W.A. [7791] Brazil K000921162 Yes
Mueller, F., von [s.n.] Australia K000217358 Yes
Robertson, S.A. [7053] Kenya K:SPC-62726.000 No
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5446] K001120950 Unknown Type Material Yes
Schrire, B.D. [2344] South Africa K:SPC-62817.000 No
Matuda, E. [1758] Mexico K000081763 Type Yes
Schweinfurth [2526] K000392736 Unknown Type Material Yes
Alexander, R.C. [100] South Africa K000393159 Unknown Type Material Yes
leg. ign. [s.n.] Australia K000217364 Yes
Schrire, B.D.; Stirton, C.H.; Robertson, S.A. [2567] Kenya K:SPC-62724.000 No
Schrire, B.D. [2483] South Africa K:SPC-59345.000 No
Andrews, Mr. [108] Australia K000217318 Yes
Schrire, B.D. [2498] South Africa K:SPC-59273.000 No
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5455] K001120994 Unknown Type Material Yes
Kuchar, P. [17682] Somalia K000392766 Isotype Yes
Kuchar, P. [17682] Somalia K000392765 Type Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5491] Burma K001121085 Unknown Type Material Yes
Schrire, B.D. [2520] South Africa K:SPC-59331.000 No
K000393076 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5481] Nepal K001121061 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5480] Nepal K001121058 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wood, J.M. [840] South Africa K000393222 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5455] K001120991 Unknown Type Material Yes
leg. ign. [s.n.] Australia K000217357 Yes
Bauer [s.n.] Australia K000217447 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5467] India K001121019 Unknown Type Material Yes
Edgeworth, M.P. [2057] India K000848645 Unknown Type Material Yes
Schrire, B.D. [2495] South Africa K:SPC-60684.000 No
Drummond, R.B.; Hemsley, J.H. [2696] Tanzania K000059765 No
leg.ign. [s.n.] Australia K000217400 Yes
Bidgood, S.; Darbyshire, I.; Hoenselaar, K.; Leliyo, G.; Sanchez-Ken, G.; Vollesen, K. [5381] Tanzania K000190611 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5482] Nepal K001121064 Unknown Type Material Yes
Cunningham, A. [s.n.] Australia K000217466 Yes
Pappe. [s.n.] South Africa K000393120 Unknown Type Material Yes
Drege [s.n.] South Africa K000393221 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich [5458] India K000848600 Unknown Type Material Yes
Drege [s.n.] South Africa K000393157 Unknown Type Material Yes
Schrire, B.D.; Stirton, C.H. [2581] Kenya K:SPC-62732.000 No
Milne-Redhead, E.; Taylor, P. [9153] Tanzania K:SPC-15694.000 No
Deluca, S. [046] Australia K000607969 Isotype Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5460] K001121003 Unknown Type Material Yes
Letouzey, R. [8597] Cameroon K000459913 No
Wight [862] India K000848597 Unknown Type Material Yes
Weir, J. [362] Brazil K000921098 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] China K000848579 Unknown Type Material Yes
Irving [s.n.] Nigeria K000392671 Type Yes
Cunningham, A. [s.n.] Australia K000217321 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5455] K001120989 Unknown Type Material Yes
Compton, R.H. [29647] Eswatini K000511666 Yes
Glaziou [10501] Brazil K000921223 Yes
Vauderyst, H. [3734] Congo, Democratic Republic of the K000392618 Holotype Yes
Drummond, R.B.; Hemsley, J.H. [3784] Kenya K000059763 No
Lindley [s.n.] Australia K000217399 Yes
Henriques, C. [461] Angola K000624253 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5491] K001121086 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich [5463] Nepal K000848648 Unknown Type Material Yes
Schrire, B.D. [2339] South Africa K:SPC-62706.000 No
Schrire, B.D. [2459] South Africa K:SPC-59302.000 No
Leitão Filho, H.F.; Semir, J.; Shepherd, G. [2101] Brazil K000921154 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5446] K001120951 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5480] K001121060 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5463] K001121013 Unknown Type Material Yes
Fróes, R.L. [1883] Brazil K000921165 Yes
Fraser [256] Australia K000217463 Yes
Zeyher [489] South Africa K000393154 Unknown Type Material Yes
Schrire, B.D. [2490] South Africa K:SPC-59356.000 No
Abbott, A. [4216] South Africa K:SPC-62820.000 No
Rico, L.; Windsor-Shaw, T.; McRobb, A.; Arroyo, L.; Arbelaez, A. [1365] Bolivia K000295464 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5465] India K001121016 Unknown Type Material Yes
Lewis, G.P. [s.n.] Brazil K000921157 Yes
Kassner, J.K. [2809] Congo, Democratic Republic of the K000392755 Unknown Type Material Yes
Mueller, F.J.H.v. [s.n.] Australia K000217412 Syntype Yes
Wallich [5466] Burma K000848605 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5481] Nepal K001121063 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [948] K000848655 Type Yes
McWhirter, J. [239] Madagascar K:SPC-32227.000 No
Drege [s.n.] South Africa K000393158 Unknown Type Material Yes
Pedersen, T.M. [11505] Brazil K000921094 Yes
Schrire, B.D. [2354] South Africa K:SPC-59320.000 No
Roger [88] Senegal K000392672 Isotype Yes
Schrire, B.D. [2476] South Africa K:SPC-59342.000 No
Schrire, B.D. [2332] South Africa K:SPC-62705.000 No
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5460] K001121005 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jaquemont, V.V. [948] K000848656 Unknown Type Material Yes
Drege [s.n.] South Africa K000393153 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wight [862] India K000848598 Unknown Type Material Yes
Raynal, A. [13235] Cameroon K000459914 No
Luke, W.R.Q. [2972] Kenya K000059761 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5455] K001121007 Unknown Type Material Yes
Gilbert, M.G. [6234] Kenya K000059768 No
Raynal, A. [13347] Cameroon K000459915 No
Zenker, G.A. [1456] Cameroon K000392613 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5477] Nepal K001121050 Unknown Type Material Yes
Schimper [1545] Ethiopia K000392753 Unknown Type Material Yes
Ecklon [s.n.] South Africa K000393155 Unknown Type Material Yes
Backhouse, J. [s.n.] Australia K000217406 Yes
Jul 2, 2002 Rakotondranony, Smith; Razafimamonjy [77] Madagascar Vaughania K000117531 Yes
Jan 1, 1991 Perrier de la Bâthie, J.M.H.A. [4695] Madagascar Vaughania K000392698 Type Yes
Humbert [29121] Madagascar Vaughania K000392697 Type Yes
Dupuy, D.J.; et al. [M 442] Madagascar Vaughania K:SPC-61076.000 No
Dupuy, D.J.; DuPuy, B.P.; Andriantiana, J. [M 493] Madagascar Vaughania K:SPC-63273.000 No
Dupuy, D.J.; et al. [M 396] Madagascar Vaughania K:SPC-63595.000 No

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