Taxon: Indigofera hirsuta L.

 
Genus: Indigofera
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Indigofereae
Nomen number: 20017
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:751. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 14-Sep-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 14-Sep-2004
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 15 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • hairy indigo  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • rough hairy indigo  (Source: Pl Res SEAs) - English
  • behaarter Indigostrauch  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • tanuki-komatsunagi  (Source: F Japan) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • falso-anil  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Portuguese
  • anileira  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • anileira-do-pasto  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • anil-roxo  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • índigo  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control ()
  • Environmental: soil improver ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Cape Verde
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Chad, Ethiopia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Cote D'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China (s.?)
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, India, [Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Goa, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Meghalaya, Orissa, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal] Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (natzd. in neotropics)

References:

  1. Arechavaleta, M. et al., eds. Lista preliminar de especies silvestres de Cabo Verde: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres. 2005 (L Cabo Verde)
  2. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam. (F CambLVN)
  3. Australian Systematic Botany Society Flora of central Australia. (F CAust)
  4. Boudet, G. et al. Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. 1986 (L Mali)
  5. Brunel, J. F. et al., eds. Flore analytique du Togo. Phanerogames. 1984 (F Togo)
  6. Duke, J. A. Handbook of legumes of world economic importance. 1981 (Leg WorldEc)
  7. Englert, J. M. et al. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators. 1999- (NRCS Cons Pl Mat)
  8. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  9. Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds. 1997. Auxiliary plants (Pl Res SEAs) 11:159-161.
  10. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  11. Green, J. W. Census of the vascular plants of Western Australia. 1985 (L WAust)
  12. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  13. Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  14. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  15. Huang, S. F. & T. C. Huang Taxonomic treatment of the Papilionoideae (Leguminosae) of Taiwan. Taiwania 32:11-117. 1987 (Leg Taiwan)
  16. Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F Japan)
  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) 30:120.
  19. Kumar, S & P. V. Sane Legumes of South Asia: a checklist. 2003 (Leg SAsia)
  20. Lebrun, J.-P. et al. Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Tchad meridional. 1972 (L SChad)
  21. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  22. Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis. (F PR)
  23. Lock, J. M. Legumes of Africa: a checklist. 1989 (Leg Africa)
  24. Lock, J. M. & J. Heald Legumes of Indochina: a checklist. 1994 (Leg Indochina)
  25. Matthew, K. M. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic. (F TamilC)
  26. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  27. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  28. Sanjappa, M. 1995. Leguminosae - Papilionoideae tribe Indigoferae (Fasc F India) 21:81-83.
  29. Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. (F Viti)
  30. Thulin, M. Leguminosae of Ethiopia. Opera Bot. 68:1-223. 1983 (Leg Ethiop)
  31. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  32. University of California Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program UC SAREP on-line cover crop database (on-line resource). (Cover Crop Database)
  33. Verdcourt, B. A manual of New Guinea legumes. (Leg New Guinea)
  34. Westphal, E. & P. C. M. Jansen, eds. 1989. A selection (Pl Res SEAs) A:161.

Check other web resources for Indigofera hirsuta L. :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

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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?id=20017. Accessed 22 April 2018.