Manipur Forest Flora
A Comprehensive Database of Ligneous Plants of Manipur (India)
Designed & Developed by Forest Research Institute, Dehradun

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Millettia pachycarpa Benth.

Family: Papilionaceae Genus: Millettia Species: Millettia pachycarpa Benth.






Synonym Millettia taiwaniana, Millettia dunnii Flower Color Blue - Purple
Common Name Fish poison climber Flower Type Panicle
English / Trade Name Fish poison climber Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name Ngamuyai Fruiting Period Jan-March
Altitude Up to 2000 m Fruit Type Pod
Habit Climber Fruit Details Fruit 6-23 X 3-5cm, 2-3cm thick, constricted betwen seeds, unwinged, pubescent at first later glabrous; seeds reniform 3 X 2.5 X 2cm
Habitat Occurs amongst scrub in arid valleys Bark Type Smooth
Distribution India, Myanmar, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. In India Bark Details Bark gray smooth, striate, rusty pilose when young
Distribution in manipur Eastern Origin Native
    Leaf Type Compound
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Obovate
Description of Species Lianas to 15 m. branchlets brown, yellow tomentose when young, glabrescent, scattered with brown lenticels Leaf Details Leaves 11-17-foliate, 30-50cm, leaflets obovate or oblancelolate, 7-15 X 2.5-5cm, acuminate, base cuneate, glabrous obove, densely appressed brownish pubescent beneath; stipules broadly ovate-triangular 4 X 5mm

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

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