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Published In: An Interpretation of Rumphius's Herbarium Amboinense 271. 1917. (Interpr. Herb. Amboin.) Name publication detail

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Flower/Fruit: Fl.Per.: April-May.
Distribution: Distribution: Widely cultivated in Punjab and Sind; distributed in India; Ceylon; Burma; Malaya; N. Australia; Polynesia and Mascarenes. It is a beautiful roadside tree.
Illustration: Pongamia pinnata (L.) Merr. (Illustration)
Map Location: F-5 Tamor, c. 1½ miles from Qazi Ahmad on way to Sukkur, sandy clay, Sultanul Abedin & Abrar Hussain 9474 (KUH); G-4 along Haleji Lake, cult., Sultanul Abedin & M. Qaiser 9853 (KUH); Karachi, Society area, Alamgir Road, Saida Qureshi, s.n., Nov. 1966 (KUH); G-5 Hyderabad, Rani Bagh, M. Qaiser & Saida Qureshi 4267 (KUH).


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Tree, branches spreading, twigs glabrous. Leaf imparipinnate, rachis 5-15 cm long, leaflets 5-9, c. 5-10 cm long, elliptic or ovate-oblong, acute-acuminate, glabrous; petiolule c. 5-8.0 mm long; stipels absent; stipules small, caducous. Raceme shorter than the leaf. Pedicel c. 7-10 mm long. Bract c. 2.5 mm long. Calyx c. 3.5-4.0 mm long, pubescent, obscurely toothed. Corolla white tinged with violet or pinkish. Vexillum c. 1.2-1.3 cm long. Fruit c. 3.5-5.0 cm long, c. 1.7-2.5 cm long, obliquely oblong, woody, indehiscent, usually 1-seeded.
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