African Plant Database


Millettia mossambicensis J. B. Gillett
Family : FABACEAE
Protologue : Kew Bull. 15: 23 (1961)
Information on the genus : Millettia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 3-15 m; branches grey, becoming black, with elliptic lenticels; young branchlets reddish-brown pubescent.
Ecology : Woodland with Adansonia, Sterculia, Acacia, etc. on red sand; mixed evergreen and dry forest with Pterocarpus, Xylia, Newtonia; sometimes abundant; 40-200 m alt.
  If in flowers similar to M. saclenxii but in fruit readily confused with M. bussei. In this condition attention should be paid to: - lateral newes usually not quite reaching the leaflet margin; the longer pedicels; [see more in the book]
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
 
Map
carte afrique num 69704
 
Record n°69704
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