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Submission of Indigofera glabra : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (2)
Plant name: Indigofera glabra L., Sp. Pl. 2: 751. 1753
Family: Fabaceae
Description: Annual diffuse herb; stems sparsely hairy all over, often reddish. Leaves alternate; odd-pinnate, leaflets 5, 0.5-1.5 × 0.3-1 cm, elliptic-obovate, base rounded, apex obtuse, appressed-pubescent on both surfaces.  Flowers 5-7 mm long, reddish on axillary, 2-5-flowered pedunculate lax racemes. Calyx pubescent; lobes setaceous. Corolla reddish; papilionoid, standard 5-7mm long, glabrous, base shortly clawed, apex emarginate; wings narrow, spur adnate to wings. Stamens 10, diadel­phous, only vexillary one free; anthers uniform. Ovary oblong, sessile, with many ovules; style linear; stigma capitate.  Pods 1.5-2 cm long, c. 1.5 mm diam., linear, subtetragonous, 8-12-seeded. Seeds 1 mm across, cubiform, yellowish with dark motlings.
Habitat & location: Common in dry sandy soils. Photographed at N.Konda.

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Indigofera karnatakana : 5 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3)

Wild herb near Royakotah, Krishnagiri dt Tamilnadu


Looks different from … images of the same species at Indigofera karnatakana. Pl. also check comparative images at Indigofera


Let me check some more literature and come back …


It is Indigofera glabra, very common in our area


References:

The Plant List Ver.1.1
 ILDIS  Catalogue of Life  India Biodiversity Portal  Linnaean Typification Project  Flora of Ranga Reddi District Andhra Pradesh, India By T. Pullaiah, M. Silar Mohammed (2000- details with keys)  Flora of Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh, India By T. Pullaiah (2000- details with keys)

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