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  Millettia peguensis
 
  Family: FABACEAE/LEGUMINOSAE (Subfam.: Papilionoideae)
  Citation:  Millettia peguensis Ali, Kew Bull. 21: 489. 1968. Millettia ovalifolia Kurz, J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, Pt. 2, Nat. Hist. 42: 68. 1873.
  Malayalam Name(s):
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Moulien Rose Wood
  Description: Small deciduous trees. Leaf imparipinnately compound, 15-20 cm long; leaflets 5-7, 3-7 cm long, elliptical, obtuse, acute to acuminate, petiolule ca 4-6 mm long; stipels absent. Inflorescence a raceme, ca 5-20 cm long, flowers solitary or fascicled; bract absent. Bracteoles ca 1 mm long. Pedicel ca 4-7 mm long. Calyx ca 1-2 mm long, glabrous except the margin, teeth inconspicuous. Standard petal 7-8 mm long, glabrous, auriculate. Disc absent. Ovary pubescent, ovules many. Fruit linear, ca 6.5- 9 cm long, ca 1.5 cm broad, glabrous to subglabrous.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: December-May
  District(s): Thrissur, Kottayam, Thiruvananthapuram
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Grown as garden plant and ornamental tree
  Distribution: Native of South East Asia
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Pink, Violet
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: Yes
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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