Indigofera heterantha Brandis

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Indigofera heterantha Brandis
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Key identification features : Shrub, copiously branched; branchlets argenteo-canescent. Leaflets elliptic, ovate, obovate to oblong, rarely lanceolate, adpressed-pubescent on both sides. Racemes axillary. Corolla pink to purplish-pink.
  • Flower, Fruit : July-September
  • Distribution :
    • Maharashtra : Mumbai-City district, Mumbai Suburban district
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2. pp.963. Botanical survey of India, Govt. Of India.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Indigofera heterantha. Downloaded on 12 December 2019.

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