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Definition of the noun indigofera

What does indigofera mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. genus of tropical herbs and shrubs having odd-pinnate leaves and spurred flowers in long racemes or spikes

Phrases with Indigofera

Phrases starting with the word Indigofera:

  1. Indigofera Alba
  2. Indigofera Alta
  3. indigofera anil
  4. Indigofera Fuzi
  5. Indigofera Nana
  6. Indigofera Adami
  7. Indigofera Alata
  8. Indigofera Annua
  9. Indigofera Banii
  10. Indigofera Bella
  11. Indigofera Calva
  12. Indigofera Densa
  13. Indigofera dosua
  14. Indigofera Dubia
  15. Indigofera Dyeri
  16. Indigofera Egens
  17. Indigofera Emmae
  18. Indigofera Fusca

Phrases ending with the word Indigofera:

  1. Anuga Indigofera
  2. genus indigofera

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Indigofera

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Google previewPictures of travel in far-off lands. Central America (1871)

Indigofera is a knotty, shrubby plant, propagated by seed. The tinctoria has a root of about a quarter of an inch in thickness, and more than a foot in length. The root has a faint smell, somewhat resembling parsley. From this root issues a short ...

Google previewThe Hot-house and Greenhouse Manual, or botanical cultivator ... Second edition (1831)

by Robert SWEET

INDIGoFERA is a Papilionaceous genus, which thrives best in an equal mixture of. sandy loam and 328 GREENHOUSE PLANTS .

Google previewThe Gallery of Marianne North's Paintings of Plants and Their Homes, Royal Gardens, Kew (1886)

Descriptive Catalogue by Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Indigofera is the botanical name of the Indigo genus, which is very numerous in species. 561. A new Pitcher Plant from the limestone mountains of Sarawak, Borneo. — This, Nepenthes Norihiana, Hook, f., has the largest pitchers of any known ...

Google previewOfficial Guide to the North Gallery (1892)

by Kew. Royal Gardens

Indigofera is the botanical ...

Google previewBhutan (2014)

A Trekker's Guide by Bart Jordans

Hydrangea Indigofera is a shrub of 2–3m high, with beautiful purple flowers which draw attention to the plant (it would otherwise go unnoticed). The plant is used for making dye. Irish ('Clarkei') has a dark purple flowerona long stem. There are ...

Google previewVegetable Substances (1833)

Materials of Manufactures

Indigofera is a knotty shrubby plant propagated by seed. The tinctoria has a root of about a quarter of an inch in thickness, and more than a foot in length ; the root has a faint smell somewhat resembling. * According toThunberg the plant which ...

Google previewTaylor's Guide to Ground Covers (2001)

More Than 400 Flowering and Foliage Ground Covers for Every Garden Situation by David Michener, Nan Sinton

Indigofera is an enormous genus of nearly 800 species of perennials and shrubs native to warm zones throughout the world. It is in the pea family with Trifolium ( cloverl and Lupinus (lupinesl. The deciduous leaves are compound and have ...

Google previewThe Enzymes (1972)

indigofera is a tetramer (157). The enzyme dissociates in 3—6M guanidine hydrochloride into four subunits, which ...

Google previewSew Eco (2011)

Sewing Sustainable and Re-Used Materials by Ruth Singer

Indigofera is the active ingredient found in woad and several types of indigo plant around the world. It produces a strong, almost permanent, blue dye which has been used for traditional denim jeans fabric for many years. Today, a synthetic ...

Google previewTaylor's Encyclopedia of Garden Plants (2003)

by Frances Tenenbaum

Indigofera in-dig-OFF-er-uh. Pea family, Fabaceae. Indigofera is an enormous genus of nearly 800 species of perennials and shrubs native to warm zones throughout the world. It is in the pea family with Trifolium (clover) and Lupinus ( lupines).

Google previewThe Gardeners' Chronicle (1843)

The Indigofera is a most charming plant, and deserves a place in all collections; the Camellia just named seems much more hardy than any other species which they have out of doors in this garden. On the north side of the south wall Mr.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis; or an universal dictionary of arts, sciences, and literature ... (1812)

by John Wilkes (of Milland House, Sussex.)

Indigofera denudata, or naked indigo: leaves termate, ovate, smooth; racemes peduncled, longer than the keaf; stem shrubby, upright. This also was found at the Cape by Thunberg. - ; : 3. Indigofera Mexicana, or Mexican indigo : leaves ...

Google previewThe Timber Press Encyclopedia of Flowering Shrubs (2014)

by Jim Gardiner

Indigoferaamblyantha Indigofera amblyantha A An attractive, deciduous shrub with bright green pinnate foliage, racemes of light pink, pealike flowers, and dark purple seed pods. AGM Smallto medium; sun;flowers early to late summer; ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: Gossypium to Linociera (1890)

by Sir George Watt

INDIGOFERA tinctoria. posed to promote the growth of hair " (Surgeon-Major C. W. Calihrop, M.D., tforar). " It is used as an external application in the form of paint over the abdomen in cases of tympanites and retention of urine. In the form of ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India (1890)

by Sir George Watt


Google previewThe Gardener and Botanist's Dictionary (1807)

Containing the Best and Newest Methods of Cultivating and Improving the Kitchen, Fruit and Flower Garden ... by Philip Miller

Indigofera cytisoides. shikes peduncled, stipules bristle-shaped, calyxes loose, stem frutescent. ro. Indigofera procumbens. Prostrate Indigo. Ein. soft. 677. Reich. 3. 517. mant. 271. Leaves ternate, obovate, stem herbaceous, prostrate, spikes ...

Google previewDirr's Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs (2016)

by Michael A. Dirr

Indigofera. decora. Chinese indigo What a wonderful chance discovery, years past at an antebellum home across from the Georgia campus, where a low subshrub with pink wisteria-like flowers was growing in the shade of pecan trees.

Google previewLuo Biological Dictionary (1998)

by J. O. Kokwaro, Timothy Johns

Odolo, Indigofera circinella (Leguminosae subfam. Papilionoideae), see fig. 84. A spreading herb. Leaves with 4-8 usually alternate leaflets, each leaflet up to 1 2 mm.

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