Taxon: Pongamia pinnata (L.) Pierre

Synonym of Millettia pinnata

Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Faboideae
      Tribe: Millettieae
Nomen number: 29352
Place of publication: Fl. forest. Cochinch. 4(fasc. 25): t. 385. 1899
Name Verified on: 11-Apr-2001 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 04-Jan-2011
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System


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Check other web resources for Pongamia pinnata (L.) Pierre :

  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.