Indigofera suffruticosa


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Related to Indigofera suffruticosa: Indigofera tinctoria, Daphnae
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Noun1.Indigofera suffruticosa - shrub of West Indies and South America that is a source of indigo dyeIndigofera suffruticosa - shrub of West Indies and South America that is a source of indigo dye
indigo plant, Indigofera tinctoria, indigo - deciduous subshrub of southeastern Asia having pinnate leaves and clusters of red or purple flowers; a source of indigo dye
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Indigofera suffruticosa is popularly known as "indigo" or "anileira." Such a nickname comes from the German language, meaning "blue pigment," which is extracted through fermentation by hot infusion of its leaves and was used in the textile industries to dye yarns.
A methanol extract of Indigofera suffruticosa aerial parts (1.25-7.5 mg/plate) showed mutagenic activity in a Salmonella microsome assay [97].
En la Mesoamerica prehispanica, el mas famoso de estos colores hibridos fue el azul maya, que resultaba de la fijacion de la indigotina contenida en las hojas de anil (Indigofera suffruticosa) sobre arcillas, en particular la palygorskita.
Para el caso de las especies de Indigofera, en la literatura se reconoce su importancia industrial debido a que se utilizan para extraer el colorante anil; al respecto, en esta investigacion se detectaron las especies Acanthoscelides kingsolveri en semillas de Indigofera suffruticosa Mill.
-- 2 -- 6 -- 2 Indigofera suffruticosa -- 4 25 -- -- -- Leucas martinicensis -- -- -- -- -- -- Marsypianthes chamaedrys 6 3 8 13 -- 5 Phyllanthus sp.
Historicamente para los mayas itzaes, especies como las "coles rusticas", "cebollas", algodon (Gossypium hirsutum L.), y anil (Indigofera suffruticosa Mill.), junto con animales domesticos y los apiarios han sido importantes en sus huertos.
The dominant theory proposes that there is a single type of Maya Blue that was also prepared in a unique way and that a specific type of bond binds the two components: one organic component, indigo -the dye used for denim that is obtained from the Indigofera suffruticosa plant in Mesoamerica- and another inorganic component, palygorskite, a type of clay characterised by its crystal structure full of internal channels.
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Antimicrobial activity of Indigofera suffruticosa. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med 2006;3(2):261-265.