Indigofera mysorensis DC. ;
 
Distribution: Andhra Pradesh1, Karnataka1, Tamil Nadu1, West Bengal4 (ILDIS)  
 
A low erect copiously-branched shrub, the young stems slender, clothed with short spreading grey pubescence. Leaves sessile, of the main branches 1-3 in. long ; leaflets 11-21, oblong, membranous, opposite, 3/8-1/2 in. long, thinly clothed on both sides with adpressed grey hairs ; stipules setaceous, 1/4 in., persistent. Racemes lax, elongated, more or less panicled, each flower subtended by a bract just like the leaflets, and the branches furnished low down with 3-5-foliolate leaves. Calyx 1/8 in. ; teeth lanceolate, very-long. Corolla red, glabrous, twice the calyx. Pod linear-cylindrical, straight, 1/4-3/8 in. long, 4-6-seeded, finely pubescent. (The Flora of British India-  IBIS Flora)


 
 

Images by P. Santhan (Inserted by J.M.Garg) 

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Indigofera mysorensis DC., wild under shrub from Tirumala hills of Andhra pradesh


  

 
 

References:

The Plant List Ver.1.1  ILDIS   IBIS Flora  An Excursion Flora of Central Tamilnadu, India By K. M. Matthew (1995- Details with keys) 

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