Indigofera tinctoria

Indigofera tinctoria Indigofera tinctoria Indigofera tinctoria

Indigofera tinctoria - Branching shrub up to 2 m high, leaves with 7-13 leaflets, green when fresh and grayish back on drying, tender branches bluish red in colour, flowers many in nearly sessile lax spicate racemes which are much shorter than the leaves, red or pink; fruits cylindric pods, pale greenish grey when young and dark brown on ripening with 10-12 seeds.

Scientific Name Indigofera tinctoria
Family Name FABACEAE
English Name Indigo blue
Local Name Nil Awariya (නිල් අවරිය)
Sanskrit Name Nilini
Conservation Status LC (NCS)-2012
Status Native
Edible Parts None

Indigofera tinctoria Indigofera tinctoria Indigofera tinctoria

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