Family:
Fabaceae Lindl.
Genus:
Indigofera L.

Indigofera prostrata Willd.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Indian Subcontinent.

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Morphology General Habit
Annual, Not climbing, Herb

[ILDIS]
Use
Medicine

Native to:

Bangladesh, India, West Himalaya

Indigofera prostrata Willd. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Sp. Pl., ed. 4, 3: 1226 (1803)

Accepted by

  • Chauhan, V. & Pandey, A.K. (2015). A revision of trifoliate Indigofera (Tribe Indigofereae: Fabaceae) in India Phytotaxa 220: 1-29.
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Jain, S. K. (1991). Dictionary of Indian Folk Medicine and Ethnobotany

  • Art and Illustrations in Digifolia

    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew

  • International Legume Database and Information Service

    International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0