Indigofera

noun
In·​di·​gof·​era | \ ˌində̇ˈgäf(ə)rə \

Definition of Indigofera

: a genus of tropical herbs and shrubs (family Leguminosae) having odd-pinnate leaves and flowers with keel petals laterally spurred — see indigo plant

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History and Etymology for Indigofera

New Latin, from International Scientific Vocabulary indigo + New Latin -fera (from Latin, feminine of -fer, adjective combining form)

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“Indigofera.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Indigofera. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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