Baptisia Vent.

Common Name: Baptisia, False Indigo, Wild Indigo

Family: Leguminosae

Published in: Dec. Gen. Nov. 9. 1808.

Other: Lectotype: B. alba (L.) R.Br. (W.T.Aiton in Hortus Kew. (W.T. Aiton), ed. 2. 3: 6. 1811.) Baptisia comes from the Ancient Greek word 'bapto' which means to dye or dip.

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