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Millettia japonica

Accepted name

Millettia japonica (Siebold & Zucc.) A. Gray1, 2


Kraunhia japonica (Siebold & Zucc.) Taub.1
Millettia japonica (Siebold & Zucc.) A. Gray var. microphylla Makino1
Wisteria japonica Siebold & Zucc.1


Tribe: Millettieae;  Genus: Millettia


Perennial climbing shrub;  not threatened



Geographical records

Asia1, 4:   Japan(N)1, Ryukyu Is(N)4
(N = native, I = introduced, U = uncertain status)

Literature citations

Description1;  Distribution5;  Illustration6


1996 (Japan) Ohashi H


1:Ohwi, J. (1965) Flora of Japan. Washington: Smithsonian Institution
2:Geesink, R. (1984) Scala Millettiearum. Leiden Botanical Series, Vol 8
3:Hotta, M et al (1989) Sekai Yuhyou-shokubutu (Useful Pls. of World) Heibonsha. Tokyo
4:Shimabuku, K. (1990) Check List Vascular Flora of the Ryukyu Is. Hirugi-sha, Naha.
5:Horikawa, Y. (1972) Atlas of the Japanese Flora. Gakken Co., Ltd. Tokyo.
6:Ohashi, H. (1989) In: Satake. Wild Flws of Japan, Woody Pls. 1: 229-256. Legumin.

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TROPICOS nomenclatural database at Missouri Botanical Garden (W3TROPICOS)


database of root-nodule bacteria at RIKEN, Japan

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