Indigofera candicans

Species of plant in the family Fabaceae

Indigofera candicans
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Botanical illustration
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Genus: Indigofera
I. candicans
Binomial name
Indigofera candicans

Indigofera candicans, the white-leaved indigo, is a species of flowering plant in the family Fabaceae, native to the Cape Provinces of South Africa.[1][2] The stems and the undersides of the leaves are white.[3]


  1. ^ "Indigofera candicans Aiton". Plants of the World Online. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Retrieved 8 August 2022.
  2. ^ "Indigofera candicans white-leaved indigo". The Royal Horticultural Society. 2022. Retrieved 8 August 2022.
  3. ^ Curtis, William (1792). "Indigofera candicans. White-Leaved Indigo". The Botanical Magazine; or Flower-Garden Displayed. 5: 198. Retrieved 8 August 2022.
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