Millettia pachycarpa Benth.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (Pea Or Bean Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : PALASH FAMILY (पलाश फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Leguminosae
  • Synonym(s) : Millettia dunnii Merr.; Millettia fooningensis Hu; Millettia taiwaniana (Hayata) Hayata; Phaseoloides pachycarpum (Benth.) Kuntze; Pongamia taiwaniana Hayata; Whitfordiodendron taiwanianum (Hayata) Ohwi
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Millettia pachycarpa Benth.
  • Habit : Climbers
  • Habitat : Forests
  • Comments / notes : Roots and pods are used as fish poison.
  • Key identification features : Large climbers; Leaflets 11-13, obovate, oblong-Ianceolate, chartaceous, brown tomentose beneath; Flowers light mauve in fascicles; Pods 1-3 seeded, woody, rugose, glabrous.
  • Flower, Fruit : August- December
  • Distribution :
    • Sikkim : Sikkim
    • Arunachal Pradesh : Changlang, Siang, Subansiri, Tirap
    • Assam : Assam
  • Exotic/Native : Native
  • World Distribution : India, Bangladesh, China, Bhutan, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Taiwan, 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 : 408
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Millettia pachycarpa. Downloaded on 13 June 2024.

India Distribution

World Distribution

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