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Taxon: Indigofera suffruticosa Mill.

Genus: Indigofera
Family: Fabaceae (alt. Leguminosae) subfamily: Faboideae tribe: Indigofereae. Also placed in: Papilionaceae
Nomen number: 20058
Place of publication: Gard. dict. ed. 8: Indigofera no. 2. 1768
Name verified on: 17-Sep-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 17-Sep-2004
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9).
Accessions: 13 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


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Economic importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control   (fide L. J. G. van der Maesen, pers. comm.)
  • Environmental: soil improver   (fide L. J. G. van der Maesen, pers. comm.)
  • Materials: tannin/dyestuff   (fide Pl Res SEAs 3:81. 1991)
  • Medicines: folklore   (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Vertebrate poisons: birds   (fide Pl Toxicas)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals   (fide Pl Toxicas)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Sinaloa, Sonora, Tamaulipas, Zacatecas [s.]
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Aguascalientes, Chiapas, Colima, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Michoacan, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Tabasco, Veracruz, Yucatan
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Bahamas; Barbados; Cayman Islands; Cuba; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Haiti; Jamaica; Martinique; Montserrat; Puerto Rico; St. Lucia; St. Vincent and Grenadines; Virgin Islands (British); Virgin Islands (U.S.)
    Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    Brazil: Brazil
    Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru
    Southern South America: Argentina - Buenos Aires, Catamarca, Cordoba, Corrientes, Entre Rios, Jujuy, Misiones, Salta, Tucuman; Paraguay

      Naturalized:
  • naturalized in paleotropics

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. et al. 1996. Flora of St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 78:1-581.
  • Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica.
  • Albuquerque, J. M. 1980. Plantas tóxicas no jardim e no campo.
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1960–. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam.
  • Barbosa, C. 1994. Contribución al conocimiento de las leguminosas Colombianas. I. La tribu Galegeae (Brown) Torrey & Gray, 1838 sensu lato. Trianea 5:32.
  • Beetle, A. A. 1970. Recommended plant names. Univ. Wyoming Agr. Exp. Sta. Res. J. 31.
  • Burkart, A. E., ed. 1969–. Flora ilustrada de Entre Rios.
  • Burkart, A. 1942. Las especies de Indigofera de la flora argentina. Darwiniana 4:151.
  • Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll. 1982. Flora of the Bahama archipelago.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds. 1997. Auxiliary plants. In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). 11:161–163.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  • Huang, S. F. & T. C. Huang. 1987. Taxonomic treatment of the Papilionoideae (Leguminosae) of Taiwan. Taiwania 32:11-117.
  • Isely, D. 1998. Native and naturalized Leguminosae (Fabaceae) of the United States (exclusive of Alaska and Hawaii).
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953–1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  • Kort, I. de & G. Thijsse. 1984. A revision of the genus Indigofera (Leguminosae-Papilionoideae) in Southeast Asia. Blumea 30:134. [with two subspecies].
  • Lemmens, R. H. M. J. & N. Wulijarni-Soetjipto, eds. 1991. Dye and tannin-producing plants. In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). 3:81.
  • Liogier, A. H. 1981–. Flora of Hispaniola: Part 1; La Flora de la Española. Part II-.
  • Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell. 1982. Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis.
  • Liogier, H. A. 1984–. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands.
  • Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. 1936–1971. Flora of Peru.; new ser. 1980-
  • Maesen, L. J. G. van der. 1998. pers. comm. [re. common names].
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Proctor, G. R. 1984. Flora of the Cayman Islands. Kew Bulletin Additional Series XI.
  • Pulle, A. A. et al., eds. 1932–. Flora of Suriname.
  • Radford, A. E. et al., eds. 1980–. Vascular flora of the southeastern United States.
  • Sanjappa, M. 1995. Leguminosae - Papilionoideae tribe Indigoferae. In: Botanical Survey of India, Fascicles of flora of India 21:130–131.
  • Smith, A. C. 1979–1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946–1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  • Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. 1995–. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana.
  • Verdcourt, B. 1979. A manual of New Guinea legumes.
  • Westphal, E. & P. C. M. Jansen, eds. 1989. A selection. In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). A:161–162.
  • Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943–1980. Flora of Panama.
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Images or nodulation data:

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
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