African Plant Database


Millettia grandis (E. Mey.) Skeels
Family : FABACEAE
Protologue : U.S.D.A. Bur. Pl. Industr. Bull. 248, 55 (1912)
Information on the genus : Millettia
Basionym : Virgilia grandis E. Mey.
 
 
Status
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Virgilia grandis E. Mey. (1836)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Millettia caffra Meisn.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree or shrub 2-13 m tall, but also a stunted, gnarled tree; bark grey or brown, smooth to ± flaky; wood very hard (good timber).
Ecology : Coastal forest; open dry forest secondary forest on orange sand, with cultivations; 0-150 m alt.
  S. Africa.
  Also cultivated.
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 69590
 
Record n°69590
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