Indigofera tinctoria

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Synonyms for Indigofera tinctoria

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

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Tambien se sabe que realmente el primer equipo utilizado en la medida del color se remonta a 1827 y fue presentado por el medico y botanico frances Jacques Julien Houtton de La Billardiere (1755-1834), este cientifico interesado por la Historia natural, publico un estudio relativo a la medida del color de la Indigofera tinctoria titulado"Colorimetria: descripcion de un colorimetro y de los medios para conocer la calidad relativa de los aniles"
Indigofera tinctoria Linnaeus was introduced into the United States in the seventeenth century and cultivated as a source of indigo dye, which was an important commodity of commerce until it was replaced by synthetic dyes in the late nineteenth century (Isely, 1990).
The Omani Ministry of Social Affairs and Development identified an area of land in the Interior, as having been used for indigofera cultivation many years ago, so the quality of the land was believed to be high, since indigofera tinctoria is a nitrogen rich, fertilising plant.
Caption: 3 Painting of the Indigofera tinctoria plant in a William Roxburgh journal.
Dried indigo (Indigofera tinctoria) cakes provide intense blues and for unique shades of green, Das mixes indigo with turmeric or pomegranate rind.
Indigofera tinctoria, source of the most fabled dye, grew in abundance on the banks of the River Indus.