Genus: Pongamia Adans.

Usually considered a synonym of: Millettia Wight & Arn.

Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Millettieae
Alternate family(ies): Papilionaceae
Genus number: 16051
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: conserved (nom. cons.) with this spelling (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.11 & App. III) against the original spelling "Pongam"

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Adema, F. 2000. Notes on Malesian Fabaceae (Leguminosae-Papilionoideae) 7. The genus Millettia. Blumea 45:404. Note: = Millettia Wight & Arn.
  2. Adema, F. 2001. Millettia and Pongamia (Leguminosae-Papilionoideae) in Malesia. Taxonomy, the Cornerstone of Biodiversity, Proceedings of the fourth International Flora Malesiana Symposium 1998 41-50. Note: = Millettia Wight & Arn.
  3. Brummitt, R. K. 1984. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 27. Taxon 33:298. Note: proposal recommended
  4. Geesink, R. 1981. (549)-(550) Proposals to conserve Millettia W. & A. and revise the conservation of Pongamia Vent. (Leguminosae-Papilionoideae). Taxon 30:327-329.
  5. Geesink, R. 1981. Tribe 6. Tephrosieae (Benth.) Hutch.. Advances in legume systematics. 1:259. Note: accepts
  6. Geesink, R. 1984. Scala Millettiearum. A survey of the genera of the tribe Millettieae (Legum.-Pap.) with methodological considerations. Leiden Bot. Ser. 8:102. Note: = Millettia Wight & Arn.
  7. Lewis, G. et al., eds. 2005. Legumes of the world 383. Note: = Millettia Wight & Arn.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 15 August 2020.