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Pakistan | Family List | Papilionaceae | Indigofera

Indigofera linifolia (Linn.f.) Retz., Obs. 4:29. 1786. Baker in Hook. f., Fl.Brit.Ind.2:92.1876; Cooke, Fl.Bomb.Pres. 1:310.1902; Ali, l.c. 546.

  • Hedysarum linifolium Linn.f.

    Annual, much branched, prostrate; branches pubescent, hairs appressed. Leaf simple, c. 1.2-2.6 cm long, c. 1.5-2.6 mm broad, linear, acute, mucronate, appressly pubescent on both sides; sessile to subsessile; stipules minute, setaceous. Inflorescence a sessile or shortly peduncled axillary raceme. Calyx c. 2.5-2.6 mm, pubescent, teeth linear, longer than the tube. Corolla bright red. Vexillum c. 5-8 mm long. Fruit c. 1.5-2.0 mm long, globose, apiculate, appressly pubescent, 1-seeded.

    Fl. Per.: July-October.

    Holotype: Ind.Orient., Herb.Linn.921.5 (LINN).

    Distribution: Pakistan (Sind, Punjab); Azad Kashmir; Bangla Desh; India; Afghanistan; Ceylon; Burma; Indochina; Siam; Indonesia; New Guinea; Australia; China; Eritrea; Ethiopia; Sudan.


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