Family:
Fabaceae Lindl.
Genus:
Indigofera L.

Indigofera aspalathoides Vahl ex DC.

This species is accepted, and its native range is India, Sri Lanka.

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Conservation
Not Threatened
Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Herb/Shrub
Vernacular
Rat-kohamba, Wiry Indigo

[ILDIS]
Use
Domestic, Medicine

Native to:

India, Sri Lanka

Indigofera aspalathoides Vahl ex DC. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5743] Lespedeza juncea K001121973 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5743] Lespedeza juncea K001121970 Yes
Blinkworth, R. [Cat. no. 5743], India Lespedeza juncea K001121967 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5743] Lespedeza juncea K001121972 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5743] Lespedeza juncea K001121971 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5445] Indigofera aspalathifolia K001120947 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5445] Indigofera aspalathifolia K001120949 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5445] Indigofera aspalathifolia K001120948 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5445] Indigofera aspalathifolia K001120946 Yes

First published in Prodr. 2: 231 (1825)

Accepted by

  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Ambasta, S. P. (1986). The useful plants of India
  • Rudd, V. E. (1991). A Revised Handbook of the Flora of Ceylon 7: 108-381.
  • Sanjappa, M. (1987). J. Econ. Taxon. Bot. 10:329-346. The Indigoferas of Sri Lanka.
  • Sanjappa, M. (1995). In Hajra, PK et al. (eds). Fascicles of Fl. of Ind. 21:123. Indig

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