Millettia cinerea Benth.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Synonym(s) : Callerya dielsiana var. heterocarpa (Chun ex T.C.Chen) X.Y.Zhu ex Z.Wei & Pedley; Callerya dielsiana var. solida (T.C.Chen ex Z.Wei) X.Y.Zhu ex Z.Wei & Pedley; Millettia bockii Harms ex Diels; Millettia bracteosa Gagnep.; Millettia cinerea Benth.; Millettia dielsiana var. heterocarpa (Chun ex T.C.Chen) Z.Wei; Millettia dielsiana var. solida T.C.Chen ex Z.Wei; Millettia heterocarpa Chun ex T.C.Chen; Phaseoloides cinereum (Benth.) Kuntze; Pongamia cinerea Graham; Pongamia oblonga Graham; Pongamia palustris Graham; Pongamia paniculata Graham
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Callerya cinerea (Benth.) Schot
  • Habit : Climbers
  • Habitat : Forests
  • Key identification features : Large climbers; Leaflets 5-7, obovate-oblong or elliptic, cuspidate; Flowers reddish pink; Pods 1-3 seeded, swollen at seeds; joints globose, velvety when young.
  • Flower, Fruit : June- January
  • Distribution :
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Changlang, Subansiri
    • Assam : Assam
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : India, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Bhutan, Laos, Malaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam
  • Literature :
    • P.K . Hajra ., D.M. Verma and G.S. Giri (1996). Materials For The Flora Of Arunachal Pradesh , Vol (1), Pg : 407
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Millettia cinerea. Downloaded on 22 June 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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