Family:
Fabaceae Lindl.
Genus:
Indigofera L.

Indigofera lespedezioides Kunth

This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Tropical America. It is used as a medicine.

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Andean, Caribbean, Orinoquia. Elevation range: 0–1900 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Antioquia, Arauca, Bogotá DC, Bolívar, Casanare, Cauca, Cesar, Cundinamarca, Huila, Magdalena, Meta, Nariño, Santander, Tolima, Valle del Cauca, Vichada.
Habit
Herb, Shrub.
Conservation
National Red List of Colombia (2021): Potential LC.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, savanna, shrubland, native grassland, wetlands (inland), artificial - terrestrial.

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 0 - 1900 m.; Andes, Llanura del Caribe, Orinoquia, Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Valle del Magdalena.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba, arbusto
Conservation
Preocupación Menor

[UNAL]

Bernal, R., G. Galeano, A. Rodríguez, H. Sarmiento y M. Gutiérrez. 2017. Nombres Comunes de las Plantas de Colombia. http://www.biovirtual.unal.edu.co/nombrescomunes/

Vernacular
añil, añilón, barbasco

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Herb/Shrub

[UPFC]
Use Medicines
Medical uses.

Native to:

Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles

Indigofera lespedezioides Kunth appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 31, 2008 Hatschbach, G.G. [78398], Brazil K000921138 Yes
Apr 27, 1999 Aparecida, M. [4118], Brazil K000921141 Yes
Oct 21, 1990 Hatschbach, G.G. [24622], Brazil K000921139 Yes
May 5, 1988 Cook, C.D.K. [268], Brazil K000921133 Yes
May 5, 1988 Philcox, D. [4543], Brazil K000921128 Yes
May 5, 1988 Ule, E. [7937], Brazil K000921132 Yes
May 3, 1988 Harley, R.M. [24700], Brazil K000921137 Yes
Jan 1, 1986 Cid Ferreira, C.A. [4361], Brazil K000921140 Yes
Dec 1, 1977 Kirkbride, J.H. Jr. [3043], Brazil K000921136 Yes
Jan 1, 1973 Anderson, W.R. [9457], Brazil K000921134 Yes
Jan 1, 1972 Prance, G.T. [9224], Brazil K000921127 Yes
Jan 1, 1969 Pires, J.M. [58059], Brazil K000921129 Yes
Jan 1, 1967 Prance, G.T. [4603], Brazil K000921123 Yes
Jan 1, 1967 Prance, G.T. [4265], Brazil K000921124 Yes
Gardner, G. [2463], Piauí K000188173 Yes
Gardner, G. [2542], Piauí K000188174 Yes
Pohl [s.n.], Brazil K000500758 Yes
Pohl [s.n.], Brazil K000500760 Yes
Schomburgk [96], Guyana K000500768 Yes
Rico, L. [1428], Bolivia K000295418 Yes
Gardner [s.n.], Brazil K000921104 Yes
Gardner [3097], Brazil K000921106 Yes
Gardner [3670], Brazil K000921114 Yes
Ule, E. [7938], Brazil K000921101 Yes
Gardner [3670], Brazil K000921107 Yes
s.coll. [155], Brazil K000921110 Yes
Hoehne, W. [s.n.], Brazil K000921102 Yes
Rico, L. [1443], Bolivia K000295331 Yes
Burchell [5147], Brazil K000921117 Yes
Burchell [6695-2], Brazil K000921116 Yes
Glaziou, A. [20928], Brazil K000921103 Yes
Gardner, G. [2542], Piauí K000188172 Yes
Ratter, J.A. [2893], Brazil K000921135 Yes
Philcox, D. [3486], Brazil K000921126 Yes
Gardner, G. [2463], Piauí K000188171 Yes
Claussen, P. [s.n.], Brazil K000921111 Yes
Burchell [6663], Brazil K000921118 Yes
Philcox, D. [3807], Brazil K000921115 Yes
Riedel [2051], Brazil K000921109 Yes
Gifford, D.R. [G131], Brazil K000921130 Yes
Hunt, D.R. [5373], Brazil K000921125 Yes
Regnell, A.F. [III.411], Brazil K000921122 Yes
Claussen [s.n.], Brazil K000921112 Yes
Claussen, P. [105], Brazil K000921113 Yes
Riedel [838], Brazil K000921108 Yes
Duarte, A.P. [7482], Brazil K000921131 Yes
s.coll. [146], Brazil K000500759 Yes
Burchell [8194], Brazil K000921120 Yes
Regnell, A.F. [III.411], Brazil K000921121 Yes
Gardner, G. [3097], Brazil K000921105 Yes
Burchell [6870], Brazil K000921119 Yes
Hinton, G.B. [10906], Mexico Indigofera mucronata K000119414 No
Hinton, G.B. [6421], Mexico Indigofera mucronata K000119411 No
Hinton, G.B. [8116], Mexico Indigofera mucronata K000119412 No
Hinton, G.B. [12079], Mexico Indigofera mucronata K000119413 No

First published in F.W.H.von Humboldt, A.J.A.Bonpland & C.S.Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp. 6: 457 (1824)

Accepted by

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.
  • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • D'Arcy, W.G. (1987). Flora of Panama. Checklist and Index. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 17: 1-328. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Forzza, R.C., Zappi, D. & Souza, V.C. (2016-continuously updated). Flora do Brasil 2020 em construção http://reflora.jbrj.gov.br/reflora/listaBrasil/ConsultaPublicaUC/ResultadoDaConsultaNovaConsulta.do.
  • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • Hammel, B.E., Grayum, M.H., Herrera & C. & Zamora, N. (eds.) (2010). Manual de plantas de Costa Rica volumen V. Dicotiledóneas (Clusiaceae-Gunneraceae) Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 119: 1-970. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánes, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador: 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Standley, P.C. & Steyermark, J.A. (1946). Flora of Guatemala Fieldiana Botany New Series 24(5): 1-502. Field Museum of Natural History.
  • Stevens, W.D., Ulloa U., C., Pool, A. & Montiel, O.M. (2001). Flora de Nicaragua Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 85: i-xlii, 1-2666. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
  • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • de Moura Júnior, E.G. & al. (2015). Updated checklist of aquatic macrophytes from Northern Brazil Acta Amazonica 45: 111-132.

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.
  • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • D'Arcy, W.G. (1987). Flora of Panama. Checklist and Index. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 17: 1-328. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Forzza, R.C., Zappi, D. & Souza, V.C. (2016-continuously updated). Flora do Brasil 2020 em construção http://reflora.jbrj.gov.br/reflora/listaBrasil/ConsultaPublicaUC/ResultadoDaConsultaNovaConsulta.do.
  • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • Hammel, B.E., Grayum, M.H., Herrera & C. & Zamora, N. (eds.) (2010). Manual de plantas de Costa Rica volumen V. Dicotiledóneas (Clusiaceae-Gunneraceae) Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 119: 1-970. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
  • Jørgensen, P.M. & León-Yánes, S. (eds.) (1999). Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Ecuador: 1-1181. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Jørgensen, P.M., Nee, M.H. & Beck., S.G. (eds.) (2013). Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 127: 1-1741. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • S.Calderon & P.C.Standley (1944). Lista Preliminar de las plantas de El Salvador, ed. 2: 1-450. Ediciones culturales de la universidad de El Salvador.
  • Standley, P.C. & Steyermark, J.A. (1946). Flora of Guatemala Fieldiana Botany New Series 24(5): 1-502. Field Museum of Natural History.
  • Stevens, W.D., Ulloa U., C., Pool, A. & Montiel, O.M. (2001). Flora de Nicaragua Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 85: i-xlii, 1-2666. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
  • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.
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Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

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