Erect perennial herbs. Leaves 6 cm long; leaflets 7 pairs, 12 x 7 mm, obovate, obtuse, cuspidate, hairy; stipules lanceolate. Racemes 5 cm long, axillary, slender. Flowers 5 mm long; calyx-lobes linear; petals exserted, glabrous, pink. Pods 21 x 2 mm, terete, densely glandular hairy; seeds 1.5 x 1.5 mm, cubical, smooth.

Flowering and fruiting: September-December
Dry deciduous forests and scrub jungles, also in the plains

Indigofera for identification 040913MK02 : Attachments (6). 3 posts by 2 authors.
Please help me to identify this herb found in a fallow land. Plant grow up to a height of 50 cm.
Date: 12 July 2013
Alt.: 145 m asl
Place: Erode dist, TN

It may be Indigofera colutea (= I. viscosa).

Thanks a lot for the identification Sir.


Indigofera colutea (Burm.f.) Merr. SN Oct 50 : 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (3)
Indigofera colutea (Burm.f.) Merr,
wild sticky herb from Royakota hill, Krishnagiri dt, Tamilnadu



ANNOV23/23 Indigofera colutea (Burm.f.) Merr. : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (6)

Family: Fabaceae
Date: October 2015
Place: Savandurga, Ramanagara District, Karnataka

Habit: Shrub
Habitat: Scrub forest


Would be grateful if you could help me identify this Indigofera species. Sorry for the poor pictures.
Habit: small herb
Height: 20-25 cm
Habitat: semi-evergreen forest edge (road-side)
Date: 18 March 2015
Location: Manimuthar Dam, Tirunelveli dist, TN

It could be Indigofera karnatakana Sanjappa for the following:
Leaflets linear-obovate or oblanceolate., apex apiculate, base subacute. Leaflets 7-21. Flowers bright red in short racemes 3-6 flowers. 

It could be Indigofera colutea.

seems to match with images of Indigofera colutea

Indigofera colutea

I think this is Indigofera suffruticosa Mill.

To me images look different from the images at Indigofera colutea Indigofera suffruticosa

Indigofera colutea (Burm.f.) Merr.!