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Millettia pinnata, Pongamia pinnata, Pongam, Indian Beech

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Millettia pinnata, Pongamia pinnata

Pongam, Indian Beech
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Origin: Southeast Asia, India
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersBlue/lavender/purple flowersFragrantEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
Ethnomedical statements / products have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. We urge all customers to consult a physician before using any supplements, herbals or medicines advertised here or elsewhere.DeciduousAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsPoisonous or toxicSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeSeaside, salt tolerant plant

A beautiful tall evergreen tree with a small clusters of white, purple, and pink flowers. It is often used for landscaping purposes as a windbreak or for shade due to the large canopy and showy fragrant flowers.

It may be deciduous for short periods.

Millettia pinnata is well-adapted to arid zones. It grows wild on sandy and rocky soils, and will grow in most soil types, even with its roots in salt water.


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Millettia (Pongamia) pinnata - seeds

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Pongam, Indian Beech. A beautiful tall evergreen tree...  more
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