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  1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Indigofera L.
      1. Indigofera atropurpurea Buch.-Ham. ex Hornem.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Afghanistan to S. China and N. Indo-China.

    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub/Tree
    Vernacular
    Bankati, Kala, Sakana, Sakena
    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Afghanistan, Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam, West Himalaya

    Introduced into:

    New Caledonia, Sri Lanka

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Indigofera atropurpurea Buch.-Ham. ex Hornem. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Wallich [s.n.], India K000848644
    Wallich [5463] K000848647
    Wallich [5463], Nepal K000848648
    Edgeworth, M.P. [2057], India K000848645
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5463], Nepal K001121012
    Jacquemont, V.V. [291], India K000848646
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5463] K001121011
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5463] K001121013
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5465], India Indigofera hamiltonii K001121016
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5465], India Indigofera hamiltonii K001121017

    Bibliography

    First published in Hort. Bot. Hafn., Suppl.: 152 (1819)

    Accepted by

    • Balslav, H. & Chantaranothai, P. (2018). Flora of Thailand 4(3.1): 221-371. The Forest Herbarium, Royal Forest Department.
    • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 10: 1-642. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).
    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Lock, J.M. & Heald, J. (1994). Legumes of Indo-China a checck-list: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Rechinger, K.H. & al. (1984). Papilionaceae II Flora Iranica 157: 1-499. Naturhistorisches Museums Wien.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Balslav, H. & Chantaranothai, P. (2018). Flora of Thailand 4(3.1): 221-371. The Forest Herbarium, Royal Forest Department.
    • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 10: 1-642. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).
    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Lock, J.M. & Heald, J. (1994). Legumes of Indo-China a checck-list: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Rechinger, K.H. & al. (1984). Papilionaceae II Flora Iranica 157: 1-499. Naturhistorisches Museums Wien.

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    • Sanjappa, M. (1995). In Hajra, PK et al. (eds). Fascicles of Fl. of Ind. 21:123. Indig

    Sources

    Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew

    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.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    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