Indigofera atropurpurea Hornem. (syn: Indigofera atropurpurea Roxb.; Indigofera cavaleriei H.Lev.; Indigofera cavaleriei H. Lév.);
Afghanistan (N); Bangladesh (N) ; Bhutan (N); China (N) ; Fujian ; Guangdong; Guangxi; Guizhou ; Hubei ; Hunan ; Jiangxi ; Sichuan ; Xizang Zizhiqu ; Yunnan ; India (N) ; Arunachal Pradesh ; Haryana; Himachal Pradesh ; Jammu-Kashmir ; Manipur ; Meghalaya ; Nagaland ; Punjab ; Tripura; Uttar Pradesh ; West Bengal ; Mauritius (I); Myanmar (N) ; Nepal (N) ; Pakistan (N); Sri Lanka (N) ; Vietnam (N) as per ILDIS;
Location: Harthok, Palpa
Date: 25 September 2019
Habit : Wild
Nepali Names: साखिनु Saakhinu / नीर Neer / सखिनिया Sakhiniyaa
Attachments (2) – 2 & 4 mb.
Attachments (2)-1 & 2 mb
Attachments (1) – 6 mb.
Keys in Flora of Pakistan are confusing me:
Here flower appears to be longer than the subtending bract.
Indigofera hamiltonii Grah. ex Duthie & Prain (March April)
Indigofera atropurpurea Buch.-Ham.ex Horn. (August- Sept.)
Flora of China gives the following keys:
In view, we may take … post as Indigofera atropurpurea
Interestingly, Checklist of Nepal gives Indigofera hamiltonii Graham ex Duthie & Prain as a syn. of Indigofera atropurpurea Buch.-Ham. ex Hornem.
So what do you think …? If that is correct then we need to review earlier posts I guess. I am at Kalimpong for a few weeks as such I shall check once again when I am back.