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  1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Indigofera L.
      1. Indigofera hirsuta L.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropics & Subtropics. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders.

    [UPB]

    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Conservation
    Not Evaluated.
    Ecology
    Alt. 150 - 1000 m.
    Habit
    Herb or shrub.
    Distribution
    Naturalised in Colombia.
    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Ecology
    Africa: Sudanian anthropic landscapes, Lake Victoria regional mosaic; anthropic landscapes., Guinea-Congolia/Sudania regional transition zone; anthropic landscapes., Zambezian anthropic landscapes., Somalia-Masai anthropic landscapes
    Habit
    Annual/Perennial, Not climbing, Herb/Shrub
    Vernacular
    Angitratainakoho, Chota Sirphonka, Famafasambo, Hairy Indigo, Patry, Sarivoanjo, Sarivongo, Takotsifotra, Tsiasotry
    [CPLC]

    Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

    Distribution
    Naturalizada en Colombia; Alt. 150 - 1000 m.; Andes, Orinoquia, Valle del Cauca, Valle del Magdalena.
    Habit
    Hierba, arbusto
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [FTEA]

    Leguminosae, J. B. Gillett, R. M. Polhill & B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1971

    Habit
    Erect or spreading annual up to 1.5 m. tall; stems cylindrical or slightly ridged, stiffly brownish or, occasionally, white pilose.
    Leaves
    Stipules linear-setaceous, up to 1 cm. long; rhachis pilose, up to 9 cm. long, including a petiole of up to 2 cm., prolonged up to 13 mm. beyond the lateral leaflets; stipellae not visible; petiolules 2 mm. long; leaflets 5–7 or rarely 9, elliptic-oblong, up to 40 mm. long and 25 mm. wide, the terminal rather longer than the lateral, pilose on both surfaces.
    Inflorescences
    Racemes dense, many-flowered, hirsute, in all 20 or 30 cm. long, including a peduncle which is more than 25 mm. long but usually shorter than the floriferous part; bracts linear-lanceolate, up to 5 mm. long, caducous; pedicels ± 1 mm. long, reflexed in fruit.
    Calyx
    Calyx stiffly brown hirsute, ± 4 mm. long, divided almost to the base into linear-setaceous lobes.
    Corolla
    Corolla white pubescent outside, brick-red or rose, the standard the same colour as the wings.
    Stamens
    Stamens ± 4 mm. long.
    Fruits
    Pod straight, rather tetragonal, with well-developed sutures, 12–20 mm. long, ± 2 mm. wide and thick, hirsute, many of the hairs, especially the dorsal ones, usually brown; endocarp strongly spotted.
    Seeds
    Seeds 6–9, cuboid, angular, strongly pitted.
    Figures
    Fig. 45/1–14.
    Habitat
    Weed of cultivated and waste areas; 0–1350 m.; rainfall 900–1700 mm. or rarely less
    Distribution
    K7 P T1 T3 T4 T6 T8 U1 U2 U3 U4 Z Senegal to Sudan, Congo, Mozambique, Zambia, Angola, Madagascar, also southern Asia and N. Australiaintroduced into tropical America
    [UPB]
    Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
    Medicinal (State of the World's Plants 2016).
    [ILDIS]
    Use
    Chemical products, Environmental, Forage, Medicine, Toxins

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Assam, Bangladesh, Benin, Bismarck Archipelago, Bolivia, Borneo, Botswana, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Burkina, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Repu, Chad, China South-Central, China Southeast, Christmas I., Cocos (Keeling) Is., Comoros, Congo, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Free State, French Guiana, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Hainan, India, Ivory Coast, Jawa, Kenya, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, New Guinea, New South Wales, Niger, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Peru, Philippines, Queensland, Réunion, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South China Sea, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Uganda, Venezuela, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Western Australia, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

    Introduced into:

    Alabama, Chagos Archipelago, Colombia, Costa Rica, Florida, Georgia, Honduras, Leeward Is., Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nansei-shoto, Nauru, New Caledonia, Niue, Northern Territory, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Windward Is.

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Indigofera hirsuta L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Mar 26, 2005 Fraser [128], Australia K000217322
    Jan 1, 2003 Hatschbach, G.G. [68558], Brazil K000921161
    Aug 1, 2001 Quesada, A. [660], Costa Rica K000724004
    Oct 1, 1999 Hatschbach, G.G. [24552], Brazil K000921160
    Aug 1, 1996 Hammel, B. [18772], Costa Rica K000724005
    Nov 1, 1995 Hatschbach, G.G. [62393], Brazil K000921164
    Jan 1, 1995 Panero, J.L. [6190], Mexico K000724002
    Jul 1, 1994 Esteves, G.L. [1997], Alagoas K000188206
    Oct 21, 1990 Hatschbach, G.G. [46003], Brazil K000921158
    Oct 21, 1990 Hatschbach, G.G. [24552], Brazil K000921159
    Jan 1, 1987 Rabelo, B.V. [3260], Brazil K000921156
    Jan 1, 1984 Soto N., J.C. [6851], Mexico K000724001
    Dec 21, 1982 Archer, W.A. [7791], Brazil K000921155
    Dec 21, 1982 Rudd [s.n.], Brazil K000921163
    Nov 1, 1974 Harley, R.M. [16232], Bahia K000188207
    Hooker, J.D. [s.n.], Australia K000217320
    Lewis, G.P. [s.n.], Brazil K000921157
    Armstrong [s.n.], Australia K000217319
    Mitchell [s.n.], Australia K000217331
    Queiroz, L.P. [2190], Bahia K000188205
    Brown, R. [s.n.], Australia K000217324
    Brown, R. [s.n.], Australia K000217323
    Brown, R. [s.n.], Australia K000217333
    Cunningham, A. [s.n.], Australia K000217334
    Cunningham, A. [s.n.], Australia K000217335
    Archer, W.A. [7791], Brazil K000921162
    Mueller, F. von [s.n.], Australia K000217325
    Mueller, F. von [s.n.], Australia K000217327
    Mueller, F. von [s.n.], Australia K000217326
    Mueller, F. von [s.n.], Australia K000217328
    Mitchell, T.L. [s.n.], Australia K000217329
    Mitchell, T.L. [s.n.], Australia K000217330
    Bidwill [34], Australia K000217332
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5450], Myanmar K001120974
    leg. ign. [s.n.], Australia K000217336
    leg. ign. [s.n.], Australia K000217346
    leg. ign. [s.n.], Australia K000217337
    Pedra Cavalo, G. [278], Bahia K000188204
    Tellez, O [205], Mexico K000724003
    Leitão Filho, H.F. [2101], Brazil K000921154
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5450] K001120964
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5450], India K001120965
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5450] K001120966
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5450], India K001120967
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5450] K001120968
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5450] K001120969
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5450], India K001120970
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5450], India K001120971
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5450] K001120973
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5450] K001120975
    Telfair, C. [Cat. no. 5450], Mauritius K001120972

    Bibliography

    First published in Sp. Pl.: 751 (1753)

    Accepted by

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    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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    Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible
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    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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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
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    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/
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    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/
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    Kew Science Photographs
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    Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
    ColPlantA database
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