Indigofera galegoides DC. (syn: Indigofera finlaysoniana Ridl.; Indigofera mansuensis Hayata; Indigofera uncinata Roxb.);
Bangladesh (N) ; Burma (N); Cambodia (N) ; Cameroon (I); China (N) ; Guangdong ; Guangxi ; Yunnan; East Timor (N); Hainan (N); India (N) ; Andhra Pradesh ; Assam; Kerala ; Meghalaya ; Orissa; Tamil Nadu ; Indonesia (N) [; Jawa (N) ; Kalimantan (N) ; Laos (N) ; Lesser Sunda Is (N) ; Malaysia (N) ; Moluccas (N) ; Myanmar (N) ; Peninsular Malaysia (N) ; Philippines (N) ; Sarawak (N); Singapore (N); Sri Lanka (N); Sulawesi (N) ; Sumatera (N); Taiwan (N) ; Thailand (N); Vietnam (N) as per ILDIS;
Shrubs to about 2.5 m tall; stems glabrous or minutely appressed-pubescent; stipules filiform, about 2 mm long. Leaves imparipinnate, 15-23 foliolate; stipels minute, filiform; leaflets opposite or subopposite, elliptic to obovate, 1-5 x 0.5-2 cm, obtuse, apiculate at the apex, obtuse at the base, appressed-pubescent with minute hairs on both surfaces; inflorescence axillary, racemose, subspicate, many-flowered, much shorter than the leaves; bracts subulate, about 1 mm long. Flowers about 1-1.3 cm long. Calyx pubescent, about 2 mm long with short, deltoid lobes. Petals pinkish, the vexillum sericeous on the outer face. Pods 50 x 4 mm, oblong, compressed, tomentellus, cuspidate, uneven; seeds 5 x 2.5 mm, oblong, uneven, dark brown.
Flowering and fruiting: September-January
Indo-Malesia and China
(ATTRIBUTIONS- Dr. N Sasidharan (Dr. B P Pal Fellow), Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi as per India Biodiversity Portal)
Please find some pictures, recently found in Bangladesh and the picture has taken by a plant lover. I am seeking your help for proper identification.
I think looks different from Astragalus glycyphyllos as per
Also no distribution as per Catalogue of Life.
What are the species listed in your area ?
We do not any species under this genus in BD. But Hooker stated 70 species in British India, except A. Glycyphyllos. Mostly from cold region including Nepal.
To me its Indigofera.
I am talking about Indigofera.
From CHT and Chittagong 5 species
To me, it is Indigofera galegoides