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
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: 42 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control (fide L. J. G. van der Maesen, pers. comm.)
  • Environmental: soil improver (fide L. J. G. van der Maesen, pers. comm.)
  • Materials: tannin/dyestuff (fide Pl Res SEAs 3:81. 1991)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Vertebrate poisons: birds (fide Pl Toxicas)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Pl Toxicas)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Sinaloa, - Sonora, - Tamaulipas, - Zacatecas
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida, - Louisiana, - Mississippi
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Aguascalientes, - Chiapas, - Colima, - Guerrero, - Hidalgo, - Jalisco, - Michoacan, - Nayarit, - Oaxaca, - Tabasco, - Veracruz, - Yucatan
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • 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.)
    • Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    • Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    • Southern South America: Argentina - Buenos Aires, - Catamarca, - Cordoba, - Corrientes, - Entre Rios, - Jujuy, - Misiones, - Salta, - Tucuman; Paraguay
    • Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. in paleotropics

    Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

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  • Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  • Albuquerque, J. M. Plantas tóxicas no jardim e no campo. 1980 (Pl Toxicas)
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam. 1960- (F CambLVN)
  • Barbosa, C. 1994. Contribución al conocimiento de las leguminosas Colombianas. I. La tribu Galegeae (Brown) Torrey & Gray, 1838 sensu lato (Trianea) 5:32.
  • Beetle, A. A. Recommended plant names. Univ. Wyoming Agr. Exp. Sta. Res. J. 31. 1970 (Names Beetle)
  • Burkart, A. 1942. Las especies de Indigofera de la flora argentina (Darwiniana) 4:151.
  • Burkart, A. E., ed. Flora ilustrada de Entre Rios. 1969- (F EntreR)
  • Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll Flora of the Bahama archipelago. 1982 (F Bahamas)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds. 1997. Auxiliary plants (Pl Res SEAs) 11:161-163.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. 1974-1989 (F LAnt)
  • Huang, S. F. & T. C. Huang Taxonomic treatment of the Papilionoideae (Leguminosae) of Taiwan. Taiwania 32:11-117. 1987 (Leg Taiwan)
  • Isely, D. Native and naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the United States (exclusive of Alaska and Hawaii). 1998 (Leg US)
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. 1953-1972 (F WT Afr)
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  • Lemmens, R. H. M. J. & N. Wulijarni-Soetjipto, eds. 1991. Dye and tannin-producing plants (Pl Res SEAs) 3:81.
  • Liogier, A. H. Flora of Hispaniola: Part 1; La Flora de la Española. Part II-. 1981- (F Hispan)
  • Liogier, H. A. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands. 1984- (F PuertoR)
  • Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis. 1982 (F PR)
  • Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. Flora of Peru. 1936-1971; new ser. 1980- (F Peru)
  • Maesen, L. J. G. van der 1998. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Núñez Meléndez, E. Plantas medicinales de Puerto Rico: Folklore y fundamentos científicos. 1982 (Pl Med PR)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Proctor, G. R. Flora of the Cayman Islands. Kew Bulletin Additional Series XI. 1984 (F Cayman)
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  • Radford, A. E. et al., eds. Vascular flora of the southeastern United States. 1980- (F SE US)
  • Sanjappa, M. 1995. Leguminosae - Papilionoideae tribe Indigoferae (Fasc F India) 21:130-131.
  • Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. 1979-1991 (F Viti)
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. 1946-1976 (F Guat)
  • Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. 1995- (F VenGuay)
  • Verdcourt, B. A manual of New Guinea legumes. 1979 (Leg New Guinea)
  • Westphal, E. & P. C. M. Jansen, eds. 1989. A selection (Pl Res SEAs) A:161-162.
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  • Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. 1943-1980 (F Panama)

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  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image