Millettia pallens

Millettia pallens


Leguminosae Pap


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia (near endemic)


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Stapf


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 527


Vouchers

Bos 2273 (BR, K, WAG); Woelfel 35 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Light-demanding shrubs or small trees of open areas in the rain forest zone or in montane forests; bark brown-green, green on smaller twigs, with numerous white lenticels. Leaf imparipinnate, 5 – 6 jugate, the leaflets ± 10 x 3 – 4 cm, slightly asymmetric at base, with a drip tip at the tip, bluish beneath; stipels not always present, about 2-4 mm long. Flowers with a reddish green calyx and blue corolla. Fruit a glabrous pod of about 1.5 cm wide with a wavy edge.

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