Indigofera linnaei

Indigofera linnaei Indigofera linnaei Indigofera linnaei

Indigofera linnaei - Spreading or prostrate woody herb, 15–50 cm high with a long taproot. Leaves up to 3 cm long; leaflets alternate, mostly 7 or 9, obovate, 8–15 mm long, 2–5 mm wide, apex mucronate; stipules lanceolate, c. 5 mm long with broad, scarious margins. Inflorescences dense, to 2 cm long. Calyx covered with spreading, white hairs, teeth longer than the tube. Petals red. Pods oblong, 3–7 mm long, pointed at apex, silky; seeds usually 2; endocarp not spotted.

Scientific Name Indigofera linnaei
Family Name FABACEAE
English Name Birdsville indigo
Local Name Bin avari (බිං අවරිය)
Sanskrit Name
Conservation Status LC (NCS)-2012
Status Native
Edible Parts None

Indigofera linnaei Indigofera linnaei Indigofera linnaei

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