NATIVE :: Fabaceae (pea, or legume family) » Indigofera heterantha

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Dinesh Valke

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May 28, 2010, 2:54:59 PM5/28/10
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Fabaceae (pea, or legume family) » Indigofera heterantha (syn. Indigofera gerardiana)
... also placed in Papilionaceae


in-dee-GO-fer-uh -- bearing indigo
het-er-AN-thuh -- differing flower

commonly known as: Himalayan indigo • Kashmiri: क्षुद्रक्षुपभेदः kshudrakshupabhedaha Nepalese: साकिनों sakino

Native to: Arghanistan, Himalayas (600-3100 m), Khasia, China.


References:
Flowers of India ... http://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Himalayan%20Indigo.html
 • Dave's Garden ... http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/80064/
 • NPGS / GRIN ... http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?311552
 • eFlora ... http://www.efloras.org/florataxon.aspx?flora_id=110&taxon_id=242326814


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Views attached from:
... Manali



Regards.
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tanay bose

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May 29, 2010, 12:02:08 AM5/29/10
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Nice shot !! Dinesh Ji
Tanay
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Gurcharan Singh

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May 29, 2010, 1:04:36 AM5/29/10
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A very common species in Kashmir valley


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On Sat, May 29, 2010 at 10:09 AM, Dr. Hari Venkatesh.K.Rajaraman <ayurhari...@gmail.com> wrote:


Wonderful photos Dinesh ji. . .
This plant grows wildly in Shimla & Ranikhet
 
Medicinal uses: Ethanolic extract of the Aerial parts of the plant is anti-cancerous.
Root is used in cough, dysuria in animals.


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Rashida Atthar

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May 29, 2010, 2:17:30 AM5/29/10
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Very educative set of indigofera species Dinesh ji. Thanks  for sharing.

regards,
Rashida.

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