Taxon: Indigofera bungeana Walp.

Genus: Indigofera
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Indigofereae
Nomen number: 436291
Place of publication: Linnaea 13:525. 1840
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 08-Sep-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 14-Sep-2004
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • koma-tsunagi  (Source: F JapanOhwi) - Japanese Rōmaji

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Krussmann)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China Anhui, Zhejiang, Fujian, Hebei, Hunan, Hubei, Jiangxi, Jiangsu, Guizhou, Liaoning, Shanxi, Shaanxi, Sichuan, Yunnan, Nei Monggol, Guangxi
    • Eastern Asia: Japan Honshu, Kyushu, Shikoku; Korea

  • Cultivated


  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  • Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  • Schrire, B. D. 2011. Review of Fabaceae Indigofereae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2 (pers. comm.) via e-mail on 7 Mar.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)
  • Zhu, X. Y. et al. Legumes of China: a checklist. 2007 (Leg China)


Check other web resources for Indigofera bungeana Walp. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • 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.