Cambodia (N); India (N) ; Andhra Pradesh; Karnataka ; Kerala ; Maharashtra ; Orissa ; Rajasthan ; Tamil Nadu ; Laos (N) ; Myanmar (N) ; Sri Lanka (N) ; Thailand (N); Vietnam (N) as per ILDIS;

Erect silvery white shrubs, to 1 m tall; densely covered with adpressed hairs. Leaves 3-5 cm long; leaflets 6-8 pairs, 6 x 2 mm, oblanceolate, obtuse, apiculate at apex, ashy white, densely, hairy below; petiolule 1 mm long; stipule 1 mm long, ovate, hairy. Racemes 2-4 cm long, slender, axillary, 30-40 flowered. Flowers 6 mm long; calyx 1.5 mm long, lobes ovate, acuminate; standard 4 x 2.5 mm, obovate, obtuse, cuspidate, hairy outside; wings 4 x 1.5 mm, oblong; keel 5 x 2.5 mm, obovate, obtuse, hispid outside. Pods to 2.5 x 0.3 cm, oblong, terete, sessile, densely covered with adpressed hairs; seeds 1 x 1 mm, cubical, glabrous, dark brown.

Flowering and fruiting: August-July
Peninsular India and Sri Lanka
(Attributions-Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi


Images by Anurag N. Sharma, Identified by P. Santhan (Inserted by J.M.Garg)  




ANAUG08 Confirmation- Indigofera suffruticosa? : 3 posts by 2 authors.

July 2014

It is Indigofera wightii

Thank you very much …


Images by Anurag N. Sharma, Identified by C. Kunhikannan (Inserted by J.M.Garg)  


ANAUG44 Please confirm if Indigofera wightii : 4 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2).

Camp Geedee, Bangalore
August 2014

It is Indigofera wightii