1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Millettia Wight & Arn.
      1. Millettia pinnata (L.) Panigrahi

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Asia to SW. Pacific.

    [FTEA]

    Leguminosae, J. B. Gillett, R. M. Polhill & B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1971

    Diagnostic
    It is in every respect like a Derris (see p. 73) except for the distinctive fruit, which is somewhat flattened but very thick-walled, obliquely oblong-elliptic in outline.
    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Ecology
    Africa: Cultivated
    Habit
    Perennial, Not climbing, Tree
    Vernacular
    Coqueluche, Gal-karanda, Indian Beech, Kanji, Karanda, Karanj, Magul-karanda, Mullikulam Tree, Pongam, Pongam Oil Tree, Poona, Punka, Punku, Vesi Ne Wai, Vesivesi
    [ILDIS]
    Use
    Chemical products, Domestic, Environmental, Fibre, Forage, Medicine, Miscellaneous, Toxins, Wood

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, China Southeast, Christmas I., East Himalaya, Fiji, Hainan, India, Japan, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Nicobar Is., Northern Territory, Pakistan, Philippines, Queensland, Samoa, Sri Lanka, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis-Futuna Is., West Himalaya

    Introduced into:

    Egypt, Mauritius, Puerto Rico, Rodrigues, Réunion, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zaïre

    Millettia pinnata (L.) Panigrahi appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jun 1, 1998 Teijsmann, J.E. [s.n.], Jawa K000848774
    Hann, W. [274], Australia K000618771 syntype
    Hann, W. [186], Australia K000618772 syntype
    Schultz, F. [561], Australia K000618773
    Cunningham, A. [20], Australia K000848798
    s.coll. [s.n.], Australia K000848797
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5878], Malaysia Pongamia glabra K001122474
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5878] Pongamia glabra K001122476
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5878] Pongamia glabra K001122477
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5878] Pongamia glabra K001122478
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5878] Pongamia glabra K001122479
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5878] Pongamia glabra K001122468
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5878] Pongamia glabra K001122469
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5878] Pongamia glabra K001122470
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5878] Pongamia glabra K001122471
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5878] Pongamia glabra K001122472
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5878], India Pongamia glabra K001122473
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5878] Pongamia glabra K001122475
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5878] Pongamia glabra K001122480
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5878] Pongamia glabra K001122481
    Wheatley, J.I. [585], Vanuatu Pongamia pinnata 54966.000
    Nooteboom, H.P. [5932], Indonesia Pongamia pinnata 71462.000

    First published in S.K.Murti & G.Panigrahi, Fl. Bilaspur 1: 210 (1989)

    Accepted by

    • Lepschi, B. & Monro, A. (Project Coordinators) (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria. http://www.anbg.gov.au/chah/apc/index.html.
    • Meena, S.L. (2012). A checklist of the vascular plants of Banaskantha district, Gujarat, India Nelumbo 54: 39-91.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (eds.) (2001). Flora of Japan IIb: 1-550. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Lepschi, B. & Monro, A. (Project Coordinators) (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria. http://www.anbg.gov.au/chah/apc/index.html.
    • Shaheen, H., Qureshi, R., Akram, A., Gulfraz, M. & Potter, D. (2014). A preliminary floristic checklist of Thal desert Punjab, Pakistan Pakistn Journal of Botany 46: 13-18.
    • Meena, S.L. (2012). A checklist of the vascular plants of Banaskantha district, Gujarat, India Nelumbo 54: 39-91.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 10: 1-642. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).
    • 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.
    • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (eds.) (2001). Flora of Japan IIb: 1-550. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
    • Lock, J.M. & Heald, J. (1994). Legumes of Indo-China a checck-list: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • George, A.S., Orchard, A.E. & Hewson, H.J. (eds.) (1993). Oceanic islands 2 Flora of Australia 50: 1-606. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
    • Polhill, R.M. (1990). Flore des Mascareignes 80: 1-235. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Morat, P. & Veillon, J.-M. (1985). Contributions à la conaissance de la végétation et de la flore de Wallis et Futuna Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle. Section B, Adansonia 7: 259-329.
    • Smith, A.C. (1985). Flora Vitiensis Nova. A new flora for Fiji (Spermatophytes only) 3: 1-758. Pacific Tropical Botanical Garden, Lawai.
    • Guillaumin, A. (1948). Compendium de la Flore Phanérogamique des Nouvelles Hébrides Annales de l'Institut Botanico-Geologique de Marseille, VI, 5-6: 1-56.

    Sources

    Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew

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

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    International Legume Database and Information Service
    International Legume Database and Information Service (ILDIS) V10.39 Nov 2011
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. 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 2019. 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