Genus: Millettia Wight & Arn.

Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Millettieae
Alternate family(ies): Papilionaceae
Genus number: 7634
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 40 (2 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: conserved (nom. cons.) against the heterotypic synonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.4 & App. III) Pongamia Adans., nom. rej.

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Adema, F. 2000. Notes on Malesian Fabaceae (Leguminosae-Papilionoideae) 7. The genus Millettia. Blumea 45:403-425.
  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: Forest Research Institute, Malaysia.
  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. Lewis, G. et al., eds. 2005. Legumes of the world 383.

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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 8 April 2020.