Indigofera tinctoria L.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Fabaceae (Leguminosae)
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Species : Indigofera tinctoria
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Indigofera tinctoria L.
  • Common name : Common Indigo, Indian Indigo
  • Vernacular name : Nilini (San.); Nil (Hin.); Neeli, Neele gida, Olle neele (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : KFP 9068, CJS 11983
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Comments : Fairly common in open places near villages. Primary plant source for Indigo.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore, Bellary, Chikamagalur, Dakshina Kannada, Hassan, Kolar, Mysore, Raichur, Tumkur, Udupi, Uttara Kannada
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Saldanha, 1984; Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Bangalore; Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2003 - Udupi; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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