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Contains 9 accepted taxa overall.

Common Name:INDIGO
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Genus Indigofera


Citation INDIGOFERA Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 751. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Indigofera tinctoria Linnaeus Lectotypified by Britton & A. Brown, Ill. Fl. N. U.S., ed. 2. 2: 371. 1913.

** Not applicable or data not available.


Scientific NameCommon Name
Indigofera caroliniana CAROLINA INDIGO
Indigofera colutea RUSTY INDIGO
Indigofera hirsuta HAIRY INDIGO
Indigofera miniata COASTAL INDIGO
Indigofera pilosa SOFTHAIRY INDIGO
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Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Acanthonotus Acanthonotus Bentham, in Hooker, Niger Fl. 293. 1849. TYPE: Acanthonotus echinatus (Willdenow) Bentham (Indigofera echinata Willdenow)
Anil Anil Miller, Gard. Dict. Abr., ed. 4. 1754. TYPE: = Indigofera Linnaeus 1753.
Anila Anila Ludwig ex Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 1: 159; 2: 938. 1891. TYPE: = Indigofera Linnaeus 1753.
Bremontiera Bremontiera de Candolle, Ann. Sci. Nat. (Paris) 4: 93. 1825. TYPE: Bremontiera ammoxylum de Candolle
Eilemanthus Eilemanthus Hochstetter, Flora 29: 593. 1846. TYPE: Eilemanthus strobilifer Hochstetter
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