Millettia grandis (E. Mey.) Skeels

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Millettia grandis

Photo: Sune Holt
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, S.A.

Millettia grandis

Photo: Sune Holt
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, S.A.

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Synonyms: Millettia caffra Meisn.
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Description: Small to medium tree, to 13 m. Stipules and stipels both present. Leaves with 3-7 pairs of leaflets plus a terminal leaflet; the new growth and petiolules noticeably reddish-brown. Inflorescence an erect spike. Flowers purple or mauve.
Derivation of specific name: grandis: of great size
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Worldwide distribution: Coastal forests of KwaZulu-Natal
Growth form(s): Tree.
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Image last updated: Saturday 10 December 2005

Brummitt, R.K., Harder, D.K., Lewis, G.P., Lock, J.M., Polhill, R.M. and Verdcourt, B. (2007). Leguminosae Subfamily Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(3) Pages 111 - 112.

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Flora of Mozambique: Millettia grandis

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Millettia grandis
African Plant Database: Millettia grandis
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Millettia grandis
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Millettia grandis
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Millettia grandis
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Millettia grandis
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Millettia grandis
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Millettia grandis
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Millettia grandis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Millettia grandis
Ispot Southern Africa: Millettia grandis
JSTOR Plant Science: Millettia grandis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Millettia grandis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Millettia grandis
The Plant List (version 1.1): Millettia grandis
Tropicos: Millettia grandis

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Millettia grandis., retrieved 26 April 2018

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