Pongamia pinnata (L.) Pierre

First published in Fl. Forest. Cochinch. 4: t. 385 (1898)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tropical & Subtropical Asia to W. Pacific. It is a shrub or tree and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Caroline Is., China Southeast, Christmas I., East Himalaya, Fiji, Hainan, India, Japan, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Marianas, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Nicobar Is., Northern Territory, Pakistan, Philippines, Queensland, Samoa, Sri Lanka, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis-Futuna Is., West Himalaya

Introduced into:

Comoros, Egypt, Mauritius, Puerto Rico, Rodrigues, Réunion, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zaïre

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Accepted Infraspecifics

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • (2019). https://www.publish.csiro.au/SB/fulltext/SB18039. epublication.
  • Barthelat, F. (2019). La flore illustrée de Mayotte: 1-687. Biotope éditions.
  • Fosberg, F.R., Sachet, M.-H., Oliver, R. (1979). A geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae. Micronesica; Journal of the College of Guam 15: 41-295.
  • Kotiya, A., Solanki, Y. & Reddy, G.V. (2020). Flora of Rajasthan: 1-769. Rajasthan state biodiversity board.
  • Plunkett, G.M., Ranker, T.A., Sam, C. & Balick, M.J. (2022). Towards a checklist of the vascular flora of Vanuatu. Candollea 77: 105-118.
  • Zhu, X.Y., Zhang, R.P. & He, Y.L. (eds.) (2021). An inventory of legume species diversity of Myanmar: 1-297. China Minzu university press.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Lepschi, B. & Monro, A. (Project Coordinators) (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria. http://www.anbg.gov.au/chah/apc/index.html. [Cited as Millettia pinnata.]
  • Meena, S.L. (2012). A checklist of the vascular plants of Banaskantha district, Gujarat, India. Nelumbo 54: 39-91. [Cited as Millettia pinnata.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Barthelat, F. (2019). La flore illustrée de Mayotte: 1-687. Biotope éditions.
  • Fosberg, F.R., Sachet, M.-H., Oliver, R. (1979). A geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae. Micronesica; Journal of the College of Guam 15: 41-295.
  • George, A.S., Orchard, A.E. & Hewson, H.J. (eds.) (1993). Oceanic islands 2. Flora of Australia 50: 1-606. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • Guillaumin, A. (1948). Compendium de la Flore Phanérogamique des Nouvelles Hébrides. Annales de l'Institut Botanico-Geologique de Marseille, VI, 5-6: 1-56.
  • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (eds.) (2001). Flora of Japan IIb: 1-550. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lepschi, B. & Monro, A. (Project Coordinators) (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria. http://www.anbg.gov.au/chah/apc/index.html.
  • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. & Heald, J. (1994). Legumes of Indo-China a check-list: 1-164. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-List: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Meena, S.L. (2012). A checklist of the vascular plants of Banaskantha district, Gujarat, India. Nelumbo 54: 39-91.
  • Morat, P. & Veillon, J.-M. (1985). Contributions à la conaissance de la végétation et de la flore de Wallis et Futuna. Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle. Section B, Adansonia 7: 259-329.
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  • Polhill, R.M. (1990). Flore des Mascareignes 80: 1-235. IRD Éditions, MSIRI, RBG-Kew, Paris.
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International Legume Database and Information Service

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  • Ambasta, S. P. (1986). The useful plants of India
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  • Verdcourt, B. (1979). A Manual of New Guinea Legumes. Office of Forests, Lae, PNG

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Trethowan, L.; Bramley, G.; Puglisi, C.; Mus; Jhon; Azim; Wira. [1253] Indonesia K001614353 Yes
Nooteboom, H.P. [5932] Indonesia K:SPC-71462.000 No
Wheatley, J.I. [585] Vanuatu K:SPC-54966.000 No
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5878] Pongamia glabra K001122478 Unknown Type Material Yes
Beccari, O. [3062] Malaysia Pongamia glabra K003223168 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5878] Malaysia Pongamia glabra K001122474 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5878] Pongamia glabra K001122468 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5878] Pongamia glabra K001122469 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5878] Pongamia glabra K001122470 Unknown Type Material Yes
Koorders, S. H. [17672] Indonesia Pongamia glabra K003223232 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5878] Pongamia glabra K001122475 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5878] Pongamia glabra K001122472 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5878] Pongamia glabra K001122481 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5878] Pongamia glabra K001122471 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5878] India Pongamia glabra K001122473 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5878] Pongamia glabra K001122477 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5878] Pongamia glabra K001122480 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5878] Pongamia glabra K001122479 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 5878] Pongamia glabra K001122476 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jun 1, 1998 Teijsmann, J.E. [s.n.] Indonesia Millettia pinnata K000848774 Unknown Type Material Yes
Cunningham, A. [[173]] Australia Millettia pinnata K000618794 No
Cunningham, A. [20] Australia Millettia pinnata K000848798 Unknown Type Material Yes
Cunningham, A. [263] Australia Millettia pinnata K000618796 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Australia Millettia pinnata K000848797 Unknown Type Material Yes
Damel [s.n.] Australia Millettia pinnata K000618795 No
Hann, W. [186] Australia Millettia pinnata K000618772 Type Yes
Schultz, F. [561] Australia Millettia pinnata K000618773 Type Yes
Hann, W. [274] Australia Millettia pinnata K000618771 Syntype Yes

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