Family:
Fabaceae Lindl.
Genus:
Indigofera L.

Indigofera galegoides DC.

This species is accepted, and its native range is S. China to Tropical Asia.

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Ecology
Africa: Cultivated
Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub/Tree
Vernacular
Veliveriy

[ILDIS]
Use
Chemical products, Environmental, Miscellaneous, Toxins

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, Hainan, India, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam

Introduced into:

Cameroon

Indigofera galegoides DC. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1982 Bunnemeyer, H.A.B. [8097], Indonesia K000623314 No
Jan 1, 1982 Elbert, J. [4582], Indonesia K000623317 No
Jan 1, 1982 Bunnemeyer, H.A.B. [8097], Indonesia K000623313 No
Jan 1, 1982 Elbert, J. [4582], Indonesia K000623316 No
Jan 1, 1982 Endert, F.H. [1807], Indonesia K000623315 No
Ridley, H.N. [s.n.], Indonesia K000623310 No
Kuswata, E. [178], Indonesia K000623311 No
Silva, F.de. [5472], Bangladesh K000848651 Yes
Backer [20943], Indonesia K000623318 No
Wallich [5472], India K000848652 Yes
Borssum Waalkes, J. van [3265], Indonesia K000623312 No
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 5472] Indigofera uncinata K001121030 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5472], Myanmar Indigofera uncinata K001121032 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5472] Indigofera uncinata K001121029 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5472], Myanmar Indigofera uncinata K001121034 Yes
Gomez, W. [Cat. no. 5472], Myanmar Indigofera uncinata K001121033 Yes
Gomez, W. [Cat. no. 5472], Myanmar Indigofera uncinata K001121036 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5472], Myanmar Indigofera uncinata K001121031 Yes
Gomez, W. [Cat. no. 5472], Myanmar Indigofera uncinata K001121035 Yes

First published in Prodr. 2: 225 (1825)

Accepted by

  • Balslav, H. & Chantaranothai, P. (2018). Flora of Thailand 4(3.1): 221-371. The Forest Herbarium, Royal Forest Department.
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. & Heald, J. (1994). Legumes of Indo-China a checck-list: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 10: 1-642. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. & Heald, J. (1994). Legumes of Indo-China a checck-list: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 10: 1-642. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Ambasta, S. P. (1986). The useful plants of India
  • Backer, C. A. (1963). Flora of Java. Groningen, The Netherlands
  • De Kort, I. & Thijsse, G. (1984). Blumea 30 (1) : 89-151. A rev. of Indigofera in S. E. Asia
  • Gillett, J. B. (1958). Kew Bull. Addnl. ser. 1:1-166. Indigofera.. in Tropical Africa.
  • Hepper, F. N. (1958). Papilionoideae. In: Flora West Tropical Africa. Keay, R. W. J.
  • Kumar, S. & Sane PV (2003). Legumes of South Asia: a check-list. RBG Kew.
  • 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.

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