EPPO Global Database

Indigofera suffruticosa(INDAN)

Code created in: 2002-03-17

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: INDAN
  • Preferred name: Indigofera suffruticosa
  • Authority: Miller


USA (southern), Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (except southern cone). Source of the dye indigo. Introduced in India, Bangladesh, Indochina, Malesia, China, Africa (except Sahel and eastern), Madagascar, New Guinea, Australia (Queensland)

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Indigofera anil Linnaeus

Common names
Name Language
indigo English
westindischer Indigostrauch German
anil French
indigo bâtard French
indigo suffrutescent French
añil Spanish
anil del pasto Spanish
curí Spanish
indigotero Spanish (MX)
endaco Italian
indaco domestico Italian
indaco franco Italian
indigoboompje Dutch
anileira Portuguese
yě qīng shù Chinese
野青树 Chinese
vilaiti nil Hindi