Taxon: Millettia pinnata (L.) Panigrahi

 
Genus: Millettia
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
  Subfamily: Faboideae
      Tribe: Millettieae
Nomen number: 418408
Place of publication: Panigrahi & Murti, Fl. Bilaspur Distr. 1:210. 1989
Name Verified on: 11-Apr-2001 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 31-Jan-2006
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 13 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: hemiparasite host (host for sandalwood fide Pl Res SEAs 11:209. 1997, as Pongamia pinnata)
  • Environmental: ornamental (fide F Ceylon, as Pongamia pinnata)
  • Environmental: shade/shelter (fide F Ceylon, as Pongamia pinnata)
  • Fuels: fuelwood (fide Firewood Cr, as Pongamia pinnata)
  • Fuels: potential as miscellaneous fuel (fide BioEnergy Res 1:2-11. 2008)
  • Invertebrate food: lac insects (fide Pl Res SEAs 11:209. 1997, as Pongamia pinnata)
  • Materials: lipids (fide Firewood Cr, as Pongamia pinnata)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2, as Derris indica)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Fujian, - Guangdong, - Hainan
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Kyushu, - Ryukyu Islands; Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bangladesh; India - Sikkim, - Andhra Pradesh, - Assam, - Bihar, - Gujarat, - Haryana, - Himachal Pradesh, - Jammu and Kashmir, - Kerala, - Madhya Pradesh, - Maharashtra, - Manipur, - Meghalaya, - Nagaland, - Orissa, - Punjab, - Rajasthan, - Tamil Nadu, - Tripura, - Uttar Pradesh, - West Bengal, - Karnataka, - Delhi, - Goa, - Mizoram, - Dadra and N. Haveli, - Pondicherry, - Arunachal Pradesh; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Brunei; Christmas Island; Indonesia - Irian Jaya, - Java, - Kalimantan, - Lesser Sunda Islands, - Sumatra; Malaysia; Papua New Guinea; Philippines; Singapore
    • North Indian Ocean: India - Andaman and Nicobar
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - Queensland, - Northern Territory
  • Pacific

    • Northwestern Pacific: Guam; Micronesia; Northern Mariana Islands - Tinian; Palau
    • Southwestern Pacific: Fiji; Samoa

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • Western Indian Ocean: Mauritius; Reunion

  • Cultivated:

  • Africa

    • : Africa

References:

  • Adema, F. 2000. Notes on Malesian Fabaceae (Leguminosae-Papilionoideae) 7. The genus Millettia (Blumea) 45:411.
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. 1993- (F Japan)
  • Kumar, S & P. V. Sane Legumes of South Asia: a checklist. 2003 (Leg SAsia)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Lock, J. M. & C. S. Ford Legumes of Malesia: a checklist. 2004 (Leg Malesia)
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Parrotta, J. A. Healing plants of peninsular India. 2001 (Healing Pl India)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Millettia pinnata (L.) Panigrahi :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.