Definition of Indigofera tinctoria

1. Noun. Deciduous subshrub of southeastern Asia having pinnate leaves and clusters of red or purple flowers; a source of indigo dye.

Exact synonyms: Indigo, Indigo Plant
Group relationships: Genus Indigofera, Indigofera
Specialized synonyms: Anil, Indigofera Anil, Indigofera Suffruticosa
Generic synonyms: Bush, Shrub



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Indigofera Tinctoria

Indianize
Indianized
Indianizes
Indianizing
Indians
Indic
Indicatoridae
Indiella
Indies
Indigirka
Indigirka River
Indigo child
Indigo children
Indigofera anil
Indigofera suffruticosa
Indigofera tinctoria
Indira Gandhi
Indira Nehru Gandhi
Indo-
Indo-Aryan
Indo-Aryans
Indo-Briton
Indo-Britons
Indo-China
Indo-European
Indo-European language
Indo-European root
Indo-European roots
Indo-Europeanist
Indo-Europeanists

Literary usage of Indigofera tinctoria

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1. Medicinal Plants: Being Descriptions with Original Figures of the Principal by Robert Bentley, Henry Trimen (1880)
"8. Section of ovary. 9. Bunch of fruit. 10. A single drupe. 11. Section of the same. 12. A fully grown leaf. (2-4, 6-8, 11 enlarged. indigofera tinctoria ..."

2. The Vegetable Materia Medica of Western India by William Dymock (1885)
"indigofera tinctoria, Linn., Wight Ic., t. 365; Rheede Horl. Mai., t. 54. The plant and indigo. Vernacular.— Nil (Rind.), Nil, Guli (Bomb.), Nilam (Tarn. ..."

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