Indigofera linnaei Ali

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Fabaceae (Leguminosae)
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Species : Indigofera linnaei
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Indigofera linnaei Ali
  • Common name : Birdsville Indigo
  • Vernacular name : Kannegilu (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : KFP 4327, CJS 15357
  • Key identification features : A trailing and profusely branching, grey and pubescent herb. Leaves are pinntely compound with 7-9 leaflets. Flowers are clustered, in small racemes, pretty and appear like small butterflies. Fruit is a small pod, thinly-hairy, sub-ovoid and 2-seeded.
  • Habit : Herb
  • Native : Northern China, Korea, Japan
  • Comments : Frequent in dry, open places
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Bellary, Bidar, Bijapur, Chikamagalur, Chitradurga, Dakshina Kannada, Davanagere, Gulbarga, Hassan, Kolar, Mysore, Raichur, Tumkur, Uttara Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Saldanha, 1984; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Bangalore; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 - Coorg; Manjunath et al., 2003 - Davanagere

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