Indigofera


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Indigofera

 

a genus of shrubs or grasses of the family Leguminosae. The leaves are deciduous and, for the most part, compound imparipinnate; the flowers are monoecious, usually pink, purple, or white, and are found in axillary racemes. The fruit is a linearly cylindrical (rarely, almost spherical) bean. There are approximately 300 Indigofera species growing in tropical and subtropical regions.

In the USSR there are three species (I. gerardiana, I. potaninii, I. kirilowii) cultivated in the Crimea, Western Transcaucasia, and Middle Asia. Many Indigofera species contain the glycoside indican, which yields the blue dye indigo; the most important species are I. unctoria and I. anil.I

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Indigofera grazed by animals in both seasons and affected severely, because of the high protein level in seeds and preferable for grain eating animals.
Acanthoscelides howdenorum CD Johnson, 1983 Acanthoscelides johnsoni CD Kingsolver, 1980 Acanthoscelides kingsolveri Indigofera sp.
Dalbergia sissoo, Gliricidia sepium, Indigofera tysmonii, Delonix regia and Samania saman are five leguminous tree species that are widely used for plantation in Bangladesh.
25 20 Indigofera anil 45 50 55 40 5 45 10 5 -- -- Mimosa pudica 10 10 10 5 5 -- 5 -- -- -- Rhychosia 100 100 90 95 20 35 15 20 10 5 minima Stylosanthes 60 65 30 45 guianensis Tibouchina 20 5 20 -- 10 10 5 -- 5 -- grandifolia Amaranthus 85 65 65 25 -- 30 -- -- -- -- deflexus Hyptis 90 65 95 90 65 75 55 55 75 70 suaveolen Ipomoea sp.
3-Nitropropionate, the toxic substance of Indigofera, is a suicide inactivator of succinate dehydrogenase.
Anticancer activity of Indigofera aspalathoides and Wedelia calendulaceae in swiss albino mice.
Ovni Calliandra Carbonero haematocephala Enterolobium Orejero cyclocarpum Hymenaea courbaril Biara, algarrobo Indigofera suffruticosa Tinte Inga densiflora Guamo Mimosa quitensis Guarango Ormosia coccinea Frijol rojo Phaseolus coccineus Frijol comun Samanea samman Saman Fagaceae Quercus humboldtii Roble Trigonobalanus excelsa Roble negro, roble morado Gleicheniaceae Sticherus nudus Helechillo X Escalloniaceae Escallonia myrtilloides Chilco pequeno Escallonia paniculata Chilco Hypericaceae Hypericum humboldtianum Chinchimali Hypericum laricifolium Pinito de paramo Vismia lauriformis Iridaceae Gladiolus sp.
Indigofera hirsuta, Ipomoea cordatotriloba, Kyllinga odorata, Lathyrus sylvestris, Marsilea sp.
ciliata] Euphorbia larica Fagonia brugueri Fagonia indica* Forsskaolea tenacissima Gaillonia aucheri [= Plocama aucheri] Geranium trilophum Glossonema varians Grewia tenax Gymnocarpos decandrus Haloxylon salicornicum Heliotropium kotschyi Indigofera intricata Iphiona aucheri Lasiurus scindicus Leptadenia pyrotechnica Lycium shawii Monsonia heliotropoides Nannorrhops ritchieana Ochradenus aucheri * Ochradenus baccatus [possibly = O.
Tonduz Hyptis capitata 1931-01-03 Fernando Solis Hyptis pectinata 1931-01-03 Fernando Solis Hyptis urticoides 1931-01-03 Fernando Solis Indigofera costaricensis 1892-10-31 A.
Antitumor activity of Indigofera aspalathoides on Ehrlich Ascites carcinoma on mice.
The goals of this project were to determine which taxa of Indigofera occur in Alabama and to report the distribution of each.