indigo plant

Definitions of indigo plant
  1. noun
    deciduous subshrub of southeastern Asia having pinnate leaves and clusters of red or purple flowers; a source of indigo dye
    synonyms: Indigofera tinctoria, indigo
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    types:
    Indigofera anil, Indigofera suffruticosa, anil
    shrub of West Indies and South America that is a source of indigo dye
    type of:
    bush, shrub
    a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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