Millettia usaramensis Taub.
subsp. australis J.B. Gillett

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Millettia usaramensis subsp. australis

Photo: Bart Wursten
By Mazowe River, between camp and weir, Hippo Pools

Millettia usaramensis subsp. australis

Photo: Bart Wursten
By Mazowe River, between camp and weir, Hippo Pools

Millettia usaramensis subsp. australis

Photo: Bart Wursten
By Mazowe River, between camp and weir, Hippo Pools

Millettia usaramensis subsp. australis

Photo: Bart Wursten
By Mazowe River, between camp and weir, Hippo Pools

Millettia usaramensis subsp. australis

Photo: Bart Wursten
By Mazowe River, between camp and weir, Hippo Pools

Millettia usaramensis subsp. australis

Photo: Bart Wursten
By Mazowe River, between camp and weir, Hippo Pools

Millettia usaramensis subsp. australis

Photo: Bart Wursten
By Mazowe River, between camp and weir, Hippo Pools

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Synonyms:
Common names: Lesser millettia (English) Smaller millettia (English)
Frequency: Local
Status: Native
Description:
Shrub or small tree to c. 7 m, sometimes scandent. Leaves with 4-6 pairs of leaflets: leaflets oblanceolate. Flowers mauve to purple. Pod 5-6 × 1 cm, flat, reddish-brown, velvety.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: usaramensis: of Uzaramo, Tanzania where the type was collected
Habitat: Hot dry woodland at low altitudes
Altitude range: (metres) Up to 1000 m
Flowering time:Nov - Dec
Worldwide distribution: Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe distribution: N,E,S
Growth form(s): Tree.
Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Monday 16 September 2013
Literature:

Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 224.

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 245.


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African Plant Database: Millettia usaramensis
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Millettia usaramensis
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Millettia usaramensis
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Millettia usaramensis
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Millettia usaramensis
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Millettia usaramensis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Millettia usaramensis
Ispot Southern Africa : Millettia usaramensis
JSTOR Plant Science: Millettia usaramensis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Millettia usaramensis
Tropicos: Millettia usaramensis
West African Plants database: Millettia usaramensis


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Millettia usaramensis subsp. australis.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=130120, retrieved 26 June 2016

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