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  1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Indigofera L.
      1. Indigofera aspalathoides Vahl ex DC.

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

    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

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

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    India, Sri Lanka

    Synonyms

    Other Data

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

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

    Bibliography

    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

    • Sanjappa, M. (1995). In Hajra, PK et al. (eds). Fascicles of Fl. of Ind. 21:123. Indig
    • 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.
    • Ambasta, S. P. (1986). The useful plants of India

    Sources

    Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
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    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 2020. 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 2020. 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