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  1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Indigofera L.
      1. Indigofera cassioides Rottler ex DC.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Indian Subcontinent to China (W. Guangxi, Yunnan) and Indo-China.

    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Ecology
    Africa: Cultivated
    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub
    Vernacular
    Girghol, Hakna, Kathi, Kathu, Sakena, Sakina

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Assam, Bangladesh, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, West Himalaya

    Introduced into:

    Kenya, Sri Lanka

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Indigofera cassioides Rottler ex DC. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5468], Myanmar K001121021
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5468] K001121020
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5468] K001121023
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5468] K001121024
    Noton, B. [Cat. no. 5468], India K001121022
    Wallich [5469], Tamil Nadu Indigofera pulchella K000848638
    Wight. [866], India Indigofera pulchella K000848634
    Wight. [s.n.], India Indigofera pulchella K000848635
    Wight. [866], India Indigofera pulchella K000848639
    s.coll. [5478], India Indigofera pulchella K000848636
    s.coll. [5468], India Indigofera pulchella K000848637
    Wallich [5479], Nepal Indigofera violacea K000848631
    Wallich [s.n.] Indigofera violacea K000848632
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5479], Nepal Indigofera violacea K001121053
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5479], Nepal Indigofera violacea K001121054
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5479], India Indigofera violacea K001121055
    Carey, W. [s.n.], India Indigofera violacea K000848633
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5484] Indigofera glaucescens K001121068
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5464], India Indigofera jirahulia K001121014
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5464], Nepal Indigofera jirahulia K001121015
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5469], India Indigofera verrucosa K001121025
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5478] Indigofera arborea K001121051
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5478] Indigofera arborea K001121052

    Bibliography

    First published in Prodr. 2: 225 (1825)

    Accepted by

    • Balslav, H. & Chantaranothai, P. (2018). Flora of Thailand 4(3.1): 221-371. The Forest Herbarium, Royal Forest Department.
    • Balkrishna, A. (2018). Flora of Morni Hills (Research & Possibilities): 1-581. Divya Yoga Mandir Trust.
    • Sikarwar, R.L.S. (2014). Angiosperm diversity assessment of Chitrakootthe legendary place of Vindhyan range, India Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 38: 563-619.
    • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
    • 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.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
    • 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.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. 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
    • Ambasta, S. P. (1986). The useful plants of India
    • Lock, J. M. (1985). Specimen in Herb. Kew
    • De Kort, I. & Thijsse, G. (1984). Blumea 30 (1) : 89-151. A rev. of Indigofera in S. E. Asia

    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