genus Millettia


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Noun1.genus Millettia - genus of trees and shrubs of the Old World tropics
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Papilionoideae, subfamily Papilionoideae - alternative name used in some classification systems for the family Papilionaceae
millettia - any of several tropical trees or shrubs yielding showy streaked dark reddish or chocolate-colored wood
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Plants of the genus Millettia are reputed to yield isoflavonoids (Dewick, 1994; Yankep et al., 2001), and diterpenoids (Dagne et al., 1990) with insecticidal, piscicidal, and molluscicidal properties (Dewick, 1986).