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Indigofera linnaei Ali in Bot.Notiser. 111:549. 1958.

  • Hedysarum prostratum Linn.
  • Indigofera enneaphylla Linn.

    Stem trailing prostrate, much branched, pubescent, hairs appressed, white. Leaf imparipinnately compound, leaflets alternate, (5) 7-9-(11) per leaf, c. 7-12 mm long, c. 2-5 mm broad, sessile, obtuse to emarginate, pubescent on both sides; stipules c. 3 mm long, lateral, free, pubescent. Inflorescence a spike, peduncle 0-2 cm long. Bract c. 2 mm long. Calyx c. 3-4 mm long, pubescent towards the outer side, teeth longer than the cup. Corolla bright red. Vexillum c. 4 mm long. Fruit c. 3-6 mm long, c. 2-3 mm broad, pubescent, dehiscent, apicu┬Člate, 1-3-seeded.

    Fl .Per.: October.

    Type: Coromandal, Herb.Sloane vol.95.fol.186 (BM).

    Distribution: Pakistan (Punjab); India; Ceylon; Burma, Siam, Indochina, Indonesia; Australia.


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