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Pakistan | Family List | Papilionaceae | Indigofera

Indigofera intricata Boiss., Fl.Or. 2:190. 1872.

Procumbent to prostrate, perennial. Stem hoary with appressed hairs, lateral branches spinescent. Leaf imparipinnately compound, rachis less than 5 mm long, leaflets 3-7, opposite to subopposite, 2.5-4.0 mm long, c. 4 mm or less broad, obovate, obtuse, truncate-retuse, mucronate, densely appressed-pubescent on both sides, stipules lateral, c. 1.5-2 mm long. Inflorescence an axillary raceme, c. 2-5 cm long, axis spinescent. Bract c. 1.5 mm long. Pedicel c. 0.5-1 mm long. Calyx c. 3-3.5 mm long, densely pubescent, hoary, teeth c. 2.5 mm long. Vexillum c. 4-4.5 mm long, externally pubescent. Fruit 10-14 mm long, c. 2 mm broad, densely pubescent, up to 5-seeded.

Fl. Per.: March-April.

Type: in Persia australi et in Arabiae regno Muscate, Aucher-Eloy 4342; 4343 (G).

Distribution: Persia, Arabia, Pakistan (Makran).


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