Indigofera glandulosa var. sykesii Baker (Syn: Indigofera glandulosa var. sykesii B.K.V.Kumar & Ramayya; Indigofera monosperma Blatt.);
India (N) ; Madhaya Pradesh; Maharashtra as per ILDIS;
Indigofera glandulosa var. sykesii (mixed thread): 2 posts by 1 author
I am deliberately adding this species in the same thread.
I Observed two types of trifoliate leaved Indigoferas in an area Pune. The second one has findings as above followed by the description from BSI Flora.
Stem smooth red brown. Flowers not observed when seed pods spotted as the season was over but I remember spotting flowers similar to I.glandulosa ..red as usual.
Petiole 1.2 cm Leaflets 1.5cm Terminal leaflet with petiolule 3mm.
Pods 2-3 mm Globular. I think this one is…
Indigofera glandulosa var. sykesii
Herbs. Trifoliate : Leaflets elliptic obovate, nigro punctuate beneath. Racemes elongated upto 1 cm long. Pods globose, 2.5 mm across with very short wings.
I think it has both Indigofera glandulosa var. glandulosa & var. sykesii as per A revision of trifoliolate Indigofera (Tribe Indigofereae: Fabaceae) in India – Vibha Chauhan, Arun Pandey – Phytotaxa Vol 220, No 1 (2015)- a copy of which I have marked to you separately in Dec.’15.
If anyone still want it I can send it to him again.
It is Indigofera glandulosa with two varieties
one seeded variety is I. glandulosa var. sykesii…….Photographs no. b7,b8
2-3 seeded variety is I. glandulosa……………………Remaining photographs