BOTANICAL NAME: Indigofera Aspalathoides
Kannada : Sivamballi
Malayalam : Manali
Tamil : Iraivan vembu, Sivanarvembu
Botanical description : It is an erect herb. Some are small trees up to 5-6m (16-20 ft) tall. Stem is dark brown when young, grayish white, branched 0.7cm to 1.5cm width. Roots are brown colored, woody, lateral roots present 0.5 to 3.0 cm width. The leaf is trifoliate, pale green, obanceolate, digitate, sessile and crowded on the young branches, stipules minute.