Millettia pinnata (L.) Panigrahi

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Millettia pinnata

Photo: Jackie Constant
Mozambique Leaf Tobacco, Tete, Mozambique

Millettia pinnata

Photo: Jackie Constant
Mozambique Leaf Tobacco, Tete, Mozambique

Millettia pinnata

Photo: Jackie Constant
Mozambique Leaf Tobacco, Tete, Mozambique

Millettia pinnata

Photo: Jackie Constant
Mozambique Leaf Tobacco, Tete, Mozambique

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Synonyms: Pongamia pinnata (L.) Pierre
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Description: Tree to 25 m tall, with pendulous branches. Leaves (3-)5-7-foliolate; leaflets 5-25 cm, ovate, elliptic or oblong; apex obtuse to acuminate. Inflorescence 6-27 cm long with white or pinkish flowers, purple inside. Fruit 5-8 cm long, oblong-ellipsoid, indehiscent, glabrous.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: pinnata: with pinnate leaves.
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Worldwide distribution: Widespread in tropical Asia and the Pacific.
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Content last updated: Thursday 12 November 2015
Literature:

Brummitt, R.K., Harder, D.K., Lewis, G.P., Lock, J.M., Polhill, R.M. and Verdcourt, B. (2007). Leguminosae Subfamily Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(3) Page 104.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Millettia pinnata
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Millettia pinnata
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Millettia pinnata
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Millettia pinnata
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Millettia pinnata
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Millettia pinnata
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Millettia pinnata
iNaturalist: Millettia pinnata
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Millettia pinnata
JSTOR Plant Science: Millettia pinnata
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Millettia pinnata
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Millettia pinnata
Plants of the World Online: Millettia pinnata
The Plant List (version 1.1): Millettia pinnata
Tropicos: Millettia pinnata
Wikipedia: Millettia pinnata


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Mozambique: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Millettia pinnata.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/cult/species.php?species_id=205480, retrieved 18 November 2019

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