indigo plant

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Synonyms for indigo plant

deciduous subshrub of southeastern Asia having pinnate leaves and clusters of red or purple flowers

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We have put up our Liquid Indigo plant to support and strengthen the Denim industry of Pakistan to help make it more environmentally and economically sustainable.
Woad (Isatis tinctoria) provided Europe's ancient and medieval indigo dye but, like Japan's indigo plant (Polygonum tinctorium), it was traditionally processed and used as a leaf compost unsuited to intercontinental trade.
In 2009, Fabricato inaugurated the most modern Indigo plant in Latin America after investing US$40 million, increasing production by one million meters.
In addition to the educational sessions, the Dscoop visitors were also led on a variety of Indigo plant tours at Kiryat Gat, where they had the opportunity to walk the press manufacturing plant floor, as well as the Electrolnk mixing and testing facility and the Electrolnk manufacturing plant.
In her artist statement, she states that, "Wars were fought and fortunes made by those who controlled the seeds of the indigo plant.
The word was often used to refer to the indigo plant itself rather than just the derivative dye, and as such it was picked up by Arab traders, who combined it with the Arabic article an (the) to create an niil (the indigo).