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Isatis tinctoria subsp. tinctoria

Isatis tinctoria subsp. tinctoria

Credit: Azmat

Siliculae 10-20 mm long, 2-5 mm broad, tapering from apex to base; apex rounded to emarginate.

Type: Described from Europe, Baltic region, (LINN). According to Busch (in Kom., l.c.) described from Japan, type in Leiden.

Distribution: Widespread in Europe, N. & E. Asia reaching to Iraq.

A honey producing plant; blue and green pigments obtained from the plant are sometimes used for dyeing cloth.


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