Indigofera tinctoria


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Noun1.Indigofera tinctoria - deciduous subshrub of southeastern Asia having pinnate leaves and clusters of red or purple flowersIndigofera tinctoria - deciduous subshrub of southeastern Asia having pinnate leaves and clusters of red or purple flowers; a source of indigo dye
genus Indigofera, Indigofera - genus of tropical herbs and shrubs having odd-pinnate leaves and spurred flowers in long racemes or spikes
Indigofera anil, Indigofera suffruticosa, anil - shrub of West Indies and South America that is a source of indigo dye
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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Physicochemical and antioxidant assays of methanol and hydromethanol extract of ariel parts of Indigofera tinctoria Linn.
The INDIGO DYE used for these organic cotton fabrics is NATURAL and stems from the processing of the leaves of the plant Indigofera Tinctoria, which is cultivated in South India.
Among these compounds, flavopiridol, isolated from the Indian tree Dysoxylum binectariferum, and meisoindigo, isolated from the Chinese plant Indigofera tinctoria, have been shown to exhibit anticancer effects with lesser toxicity than conventional drugs [7].
Ferdous, "Isolation and selection of Bradyrhizobium from the root nodules of indigo plants (Indigofera tinctoria L.)," African Journal of Biotechnology, vol.
Today both organizations are using local Indigofera tinctoria, indicating that indigo had never been lost in Bangladesh, its use only having shifted from dye to fertilizer.