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Indigofera tinctoria

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Indigofera tinctoria, also called true indigo, is a species of plant from the bean family that was one of the original sources of indigo dye. [1]

30 relations: Africa, Alfalfa, Annual plant, Asia, Bean, Biennial plant, Carl Linnaeus, Deguelin, Eudicots, Fabaceae, Fabales, Fermentation, Flowering plant, Glycoside, Groundcover, Indican, Indigo dye, Indigofera, Legume, Lye, Marco Polo, Natural dye, Perennial plant, Pinnation, Plant, Rosids, Rotenoid, Rotenone, Soviet Union, Tephrosin.

Africa

Africa is the world's second largest and second most-populous continent (behind Asia in both categories).

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Alfalfa

Alfalfa, Medicago sativa also called lucerne, is a perennial flowering plant in the pea family Fabaceae cultivated as an important forage crop in many countries around the world.

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Annual plant

An annual plant is a plant that completes its life cycle, from germination to the production of seeds, within one year, and then dies.

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Asia

Asia is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern and Northern Hemispheres.

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Bean

A bean is a seed of one of several genera of the flowering plant family Fabaceae, which are used for human or animal food.

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Biennial plant

A biennial plant is a flowering plant that takes two years to complete its biological lifecycle.

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Carl Linnaeus

Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), also known after his ennoblement as Carl von LinnéBlunt (2004), p. 171.

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Deguelin

Deguelin is a derivative of rotenone.

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Eudicots

The eudicots, Eudicotidae or eudicotyledons are a clade of flowering plants that had been called tricolpates or non-magnoliid dicots by previous authors.

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Fabaceae

The Fabaceae or Leguminosae, Article 18.5 states: "The following names, of long usage, are treated as validly published:....Leguminosae (nom. alt.: Fabaceae; type: Faba Mill.);...

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Fabales

The Fabales are an order of flowering plants included in the rosid group of the eudicots in the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group II classification system.

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Fermentation

Fermentation is a metabolic process that consumes sugar in the absence of oxygen.

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Flowering plant

The flowering plants, also known as angiosperms, Angiospermae or Magnoliophyta, are the most diverse group of land plants, with 416 families, approximately 13,164 known genera and c. 295,383 known species.

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Glycoside

In chemistry, a glycoside is a molecule in which a sugar is bound to another functional group via a glycosidic bond.

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Groundcover

Groundcover or ground cover is any plant that grows over an area of ground.

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Indican

Indican is a colourless organic compound, soluble in water, naturally occurring in Indigofera plants.

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Indigo dye

Indigo dye is an organic compound with a distinctive blue color (see indigo).

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Indigofera

Indigofera is a large genus of over 750 species of flowering plants belonging to the pea family Fabaceae.

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Legume

A legume is a plant or its fruit or seed in the family Fabaceae (or Leguminosae).

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Lye

A lye is a metal hydroxide traditionally obtained by leaching ashes (containing largely potassium carbonate or "potash"), or a strong alkali which is highly soluble in water producing caustic basic solutions.

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Marco Polo

Marco Polo (1254January 8–9, 1324) was an Italian merchant, explorer, and writer, born in the Republic of Venice.

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Natural dye

Natural dyes are dyes or colorants derived from plants, invertebrates, or minerals.

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Perennial plant

A perennial plant or simply perennial is a plant that lives more than two years.

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Pinnation

Pinnation (also called pennation) is the arrangement of feather-like or multi-divided features arising from both sides of a common axis.

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Plant

Plants are mainly multicellular, predominantly photosynthetic eukaryotes of the kingdom Plantae.

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Rosids

The rosids are members of a large clade (monophyletic group) of flowering plants, containing about 70,000 species, more than a quarter of all angiosperms.

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Rotenoid

Rotenoids are naturally occurring substances containing a cis-fused tetrahydrochromenochromene nucleus.

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Rotenone

Rotenone is an odorless, colorless, crystalline isoflavone used as a broad-spectrum insecticide, piscicide, and pesticide.

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Soviet Union

The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.

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Tephrosin

Tephrosin is rotenoid.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indigofera_tinctoria

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