Common Names in English:
or herbs, generally pubescent
, sometimes mixed with basifixed
hairs. Leaves pinnate or imparipinnate
or palmately trifoliolate
entire; stipules present. Inflorescence an axillary
or spike or solitary axillary. Bract generally caducous
, bracteoles absent. Calyx lobes
or teeth subequal
or lowermost longer
. Vexillum sessile or clawed. Wing
with the keel. Keel gibbous on each side and often spurred
. Stamens 9+1, diadelphous
. Ovary with numerous
or 1 to 2 ovules, style glabrous
, stigma capitate, often penicillate
. Fruit linear
, 4-3-seeded or compressed
between the seeds. Seeds globose to cylindric
, compressed or quadrate
A genus with more than 300 species, widely distributed in tropics and subtropics of both New and Old Worlds, with centre of distribution in Tropical Africa. In Pakistan it is represented by 24 species.
Habit: Shrub • Climbing: Not Climbing
Flowers: Bloom Period: March. • Flower Color: pale pink, pink
Size: 24-36" tall.
Culture: Space 36-48" apart.
Sunlight: Sun Exposure: Sun to Partial Shade.
Temperature: Cold Hardiness: 8b, 9a, 9b, 10a, 10b. (map)
- Whittaker & Margulis,1978
- Haeckel, 1866
- Cavalier-Smith, 1981
- Sinnott, 1935 ex Cavalier-Smith, 1998
- Vascular Plants
- Brongniart, 1843
- Takhtajan, 1967
- Superorder: Rosanae () - Takhtajan, 1967
- Subclass: Rosidae () - Takhtajan, 1967
- Class: Spermatopsida () - Brongniart, 1843
- Subphylum: Euphyllophytina ()
- Phylum: Tracheophyta () - Sinnott, 1935 ex Cavalier-Smith, 1998 - Vascular Plants
- Subkingdom: Viridaeplantae () - Cavalier-Smith, 1981
- Kingdom: Plantae () - Haeckel, 1866 - Plants
Indigofera incarnata (Willd.)nakai
Members of the genus Indigofera
ZipcodeZoo has pages for 43 species, subspecies, varieties, forms, and cultivars in this genus:
I. amblyantha (Pink-Flower Indigo) · I. ammoxylum (Bois De Rose) · I. arrecta (Bengal Indigo) · I. aspalathoides (Wiry Indigo) · I. astragalina (Hairy Indigo) · I. australis (Austral Indigo) · I. campestris (Creeping Indigo) · I. caroliniana (Carolina Indigo) · I. coerulea (Indigotier Sauvage) · I. coerulea var. coerulea (Surat Indigo) · I. colutea (Rusty Indigo) · I. decora (Chinese Indigo) · I. eriocarpa (Indigofera) · I. glandulosa (Befari) · I. glandulosa var. glandulosa (Befari) · I. guatemalensis (Guatemalan Indigo) · I. hendecaphylla (Trailing Indigo) · I. heterantha (Himalayan Indigo) · I. hirsuta (Hairy Indigo) · I. kirilowii (Chinese Indigo) · I. leucotricha (Silver Indigo) · I. lindheimeriana (Lindheimer's Indigo) · I. linnaei (Birdsville Indigo) · I. longiracemosa (Manga) · I. miniata (Coast Indigo) · I. mysorensis (Mysore Panicled Indigo) · I. pendula (Weeping Shrub) · I. pilosa (Softhairy Indigo) · I. potaninii (Pink-Flower Indigo) · I. pseudotinctoria (Dwarf False Indigo) · I. pseudotinctoria 'Rose Carpet' (Dwarf False Indigo) · I. sphaerocarpa (Sonoran Indigo) · I. spicata (Creeping Indigo) · I. stachyodes (Long Spiked Indigo) · I. stenosepala (Maroampofotra) · I. suffruticosa (Akouveli) · I. suffruticosa suffruticosa (Akouveli) · I. tinctoria (Chinese Indigo) · I. tinctoria arcuata (Indian Indigo) · I. tinctoria tinctoria (Digo) · I. trifoliata (Threeleaf Indigo) · I. trita (Frijolillo) · I. zollingeriana (Zollinger's Indigo)
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- Biodiversity Heritage Library NamebankID: 2841109
- Catalogue of Life Accepted Name Code: ILD-16975
- Global Biodiversity Information Facility Taxonkey: 13634743
- Globally Unique Identifier: urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:72152-3
- GRIN Nomen Number: 19901
- Zipcode Zoo Species Identifier: 405032