1. Family: Bignoniaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Millingtonia L.f.
      1. Millingtonia hortensis L.f.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Central China to Malesia.

    [FTEA]

    Bignoniaceae, Sally Bidgood, Bernard Verdcourt, Kaj Vollesen. Cobaeaceae, Bernard Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2006

    Figures
    Fig. 1.1–1.4, p. 13.
    Habit
    Tree up to 18(–25) m tall.
    Leaves
    Leaves large, bipinnate, up to 1 m long, the pinnae in 2–3 pairs each with 1–2 pairs of leaflets and a terminal leaflet, leaflets ovate to lanceolate-elliptic, 6–7 × 3–5 cm.
    Flowers
    Flowers in terminal panicles 10–40 cm long, fragrant, opening mostly at night.
    Calyx
    Calyx campanulate, ± 4 mm long.
    Corolla
    Corolla white, tube 6–8 cm long, lobes ovate, 15–20 × 8 mm.
    Fruits
    Fruit linear, 22–35 × 1.7–2.8 cm, flattened.
    Note
    Native of Southeast Asia and Indonesia.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    China South-Central, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Myanmar, Sulawesi, Thailand, Vietnam

    Introduced into:

    Andaman Is., Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Trinidad-Tobago

    Millingtonia hortensis L.f. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Suppl. Pl.: 291 (1782)

    Accepted by

    • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
    • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
    • Dy Phon, P. (2000). Dictionnaire des plantes utilisées au Cambodge: 1-915. Chez l'auteur, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
    • Zhang, Z. & Thawatchai, S. (1998). Bignoniaceae Flora of China 18: 213-225. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • Santisuk, T. (1987). Bignoniaceae Flora of Thailand 5(1): 32-66. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.
    • Santisuk, T. & Vidal, J.E. (1985). Bignoniacées Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viêt-Nam 22: 1-72. Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
    • Clarke, C.B. in Hooker, J.D. (1885 publ. 1884). Bignoniaceae Flora of British India 4: 376-387.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
    • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
    • Pandey, R.P. & Dilwakar, P.G. (2008). An integrated check-list flora of Andaman and Nicobar islands, India Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 32: 403-500.
    • Dy Phon, P. (2000). Dictionnaire des plantes utilisées au Cambodge: 1-915. Chez l'auteur, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
    • van Steenis, C.G.G.J. (1977). Bignoniaceae Flora Malesiana 8(2): 114-186. Noordhoff-Kolff N.V., Djakarta.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • I.T.U.: 51(1953)
    • U.O.P.Z.: 352, fig. (1949)

    Sources

    Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0