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  1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Indigofera L.
      1. Indigofera heterantha Wall. ex Brandis

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Afghanistan to Tibet and Himalaya.

    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Shrub/Tree
    [ILDIS]
    Use
    Environmental, Fibre, Food and Drink, Medicine

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Afghanistan, Assam, East Himalaya, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Tibet, West Himalaya

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Indigofera heterantha Wall. ex Brandis appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Wallich [5480], Uttaranchal K000848591
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5480], Nepal K001121058
    Blinkworth, R. [Cat. no. 5480], India K001121059
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5480] K001121056
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5480] K001121057
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5480] K001121060
    Parker, R.N. [s.n.], India Indigofera rubroviolacea K000848653 Unknown type material
    Ellis, R. [s.n.], India Indigofera rubroviolacea K000848654
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5483], Nepal Indigofera quadrangularis K001121066
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5483], Nepal Indigofera quadrangularis K001121067

    Bibliography

    First published in Forest Fl. N.W. India: 135 (1874)

    Accepted by

    • Balkrishna, A. (2018). Flora of Morni Hills (Research & Possibilities): 1-581. Divya Yoga Mandir Trust.
    • 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.
    • Rechinger, K.H. & al. (1984). Papilionaceae II Flora Iranica 157: 1-499. Naturhistorisches Museums Wien.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • 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.
    • Rechinger, K.H. & al. (1984). Papilionaceae II Flora Iranica 157: 1-499. Naturhistorisches Museums Wien.

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    • Kumar, S. & Sane PV (2003). Legumes of South Asia: a check-list. RBG Kew.
    • Sanjappa, M. (1995). In Hajra, PK et al. (eds). Fascicles of Fl. of Ind. 21:123. Indig
    • Jain, S. K. (1991). Dictionary of Indian Folk Medicine and Ethnobotany
    • Webb, C. J. et al. (1988). Flora of New Zealand Vol IV
    • Bean, W. J. (1970). Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles, Ed 8 Vols 1-4

    Sources

    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

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

    Legumes of the World Online
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/