Taxon: Indigofera suffruticosa Mill.

 
Genus: Indigofera
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Indigofereae
Nomen number: 20058
Place of publication: Gard. dict. ed. 8: Indigofera no. 2. 1768
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 17-Sep-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Sep-2004
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 13 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control ()
  • Environmental: soil improver ()
  • Materials: tannin/dyestuff (fide Pl Res SEAs 3:81. 1991)
  • Medicines: folklore ()
  • Vertebrate poisons: birds ()
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Sinaloa, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Zacatecas (s.)]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Aguascalientes, Chiapas, Colima, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Michoacan, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Tabasco, Veracruz, Yucatan]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Puerto Rico, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Virgin Islands (British), Virgin Islands (U.S.)
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Buenos Aires, Catamarca, Cordoba, Corrientes, Entre Rios, Jujuy, Misiones, Salta, Tucuman] Paraguay


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (natzd. in paleotropics)

References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. et al. Flora of St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 78:1-581. (F St John)
  2. Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  3. Albuquerque, J. M. Plantas tóxicas no jardim e no campo. 1980 (Pl Toxicas)
  4. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  5. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam. (F CambLVN)
  6. Barbosa, C. 1994. Contribución al conocimiento de las leguminosas colombianas. I. La tribu Galegeae (Brown) Torrey & Gray, 1838 sensu lato (Trianea) 5:32.
  7. Beetle, A. A. Recommended plant names. Univ. Wyoming Agr. Exp. Sta. Res. J. 31. 1970 (Names Beetle)
  8. Burkart, A. 1942. Las especies de Indigofera de la flora argentina (Darwiniana) 4:151.
  9. Burkart, A. E., ed. Flora ilustrada de Entre Rios. (F EntreR)
  10. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll Flora of the Bahama archipelago. (F Bahamas)
  11. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  12. Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds. 1997. Auxiliary plants (Pl Res SEAs) 11:161-163.
  13. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
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  15. Huang, S. F. & T. C. Huang Taxonomic treatment of the Papilionoideae (Leguminosae) of Taiwan. Taiwania 32:11-117. 1987 (Leg Taiwan)
  16. Isely, D. Native and naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the United States (exclusive of Alaska and Hawaii). 1998 (Leg US)
  17. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  18. Kort, I. de & G. Thijsse 1984. A revision of the genus Indigofera (Leguminosae-Papilionoideae) in Southeast Asia (Blumea) 30:134.
  19. Lemmens, R. H. M. J. & N. Wulijarni-Soetjipto, eds. 1991. Dye and tannin-producing plants (Pl Res SEAs) 3:81.
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  21. Liogier, H. A. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands. (F PuertoR)
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  37. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F Panama)

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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?20058. Accessed 23 April 2018.