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

Word History


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

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“Indigofera.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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