Indigofera parviflora Heyne ex Wight & Arn.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Indigastrum parviflorum (Wight & Arn.) Schrire
  • Vernacular name : Jhille (Kannada); Bapanga (Telugu)
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Comments / notes : In wastelands and along river banks up to 600m.
  • Key identification features : Annual sub-shrub
  • Flower, Fruit : October-January
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Guntur district, Anantapur district
    • Tamil Nadu : Salem district, Dindigul district, Tiruchirapalli district, Krishnagiri district, Coimbatore district, Dharmapuri district, The Nilgiri district
  • World Distribution : Africa, India, Sri Lanka, N. Australia
  • 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; 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 parviflora. Downloaded on 16 December 2019.

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