Indigofera longiracemosa Baill.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Indigofera longiracemosa Baill.
  • Vernacular name : Neelayamari (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Habitat : River banks, wastelands and scrub forests
  • Comments / notes : Often cultivated as medicinal plant
  • Key identification features : Slender shrub with woody branches
  • Flower, Fruit : July-December
  • Collector(s) Name : K. Sankara Rao, Arun Singh R & Raja K.Swamy
  • Collection Date : 19/11/2014
  • Collection Nos : HJCB-0141
  • Collection Locality : Palamner forest range, Chittoor district (AP)
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Chittoor district, Anantapur district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district, Namakkal district, Kanyakumari district, Tiruchirapalli district, Tirunelveli district
  • World Distribution : India to Madagascar, Zanzibar
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
  • 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 longiracemosa. Downloaded on 14 December 2019.

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