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

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Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub/Tree
Vernacular
Bankati, Kala, Sakana, Sakena

[ILDIS]

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Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub

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

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

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

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