Indigofera mysorensis

Indigofera mysorensis DC. ;
Distribution: Andhra Pradesh1, Karnataka1, Tamil Nadu1, West Bengal4 (ILDIS)  
A low erect copiously-branched shrub, the young stems slender, clothed with short spreading grey pubescence. Leaves sessile, of the main branches 1-3 in. long ; leaflets 11-21, oblong, membranous, opposite, 3/8-1/2 in. long, thinly clothed on both sides with adpressed grey hairs ; stipules setaceous, 1/4 in., persistent. Racemes lax, elongated, more or less panicled, each flower subtended by a bract just like the leaflets, and the branches furnished low down with 3-5-foliolate leaves. Calyx 1/8 in. ; teeth lanceolate, very-long. Corolla red, glabrous, twice the calyx. Pod linear-cylindrical, straight, 1/4-3/8 in. long, 4-6-seeded, finely pubescent. (The Flora of British India-  IBIS Flora)


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Indigofera mysorensis DC., wild under shrub from Tirumala hills of Andhra pradesh


The Plant List Ver.1.1  ILDIS   IBIS Flora  An Excursion Flora of Central Tamilnadu, India By K. M. Matthew (1995- Details with keys)