EPPO Global Database

Indigofera hirsuta(INDHI)

Code created in: 2004-04-22

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: INDHI
  • Preferred name: Indigofera hirsuta
  • Authority: Linnaeus


Himalaya, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Indochina, Malesia (except Sumatra), subsaharan Africa (except Cape province in South Africa), Madagascar, South America (except Argentina and Chile), Australia (Western, Queensland, New South Wales), New Guinea.  Introduced in southeast USA, Central America, Australia (Northern)

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Indigofera hirsuta var. hirsuta Linnaeus

Common names
Name Language
hairy indigo English
anil de pasto Spanish (CO)
anileira Portuguese (BR)
anil-roxo Portuguese (BR)
falsa-anileira Portuguese