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Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Latin names; Binomial nomenclature)

Pongamia pinnata (L.) Pierre is the name of a plant defined in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in modern medicine, Ayurveda, and other local traditions or folk medicine. It has the following synonyms: Cajum pinnatum (L.) Kuntze, Cajum pinnatum Kuntze, Cytisus pinnatus L., Dalbergia arborea Willd., Derris indica (Lam.) Benn., Galedupa indica L., Galedupa pinnata (L.) Taubert, Galedupa pinnata Taub., Galedupa pungam Blanco, Galedupa pungum J.G. Gmel., Millettia novo-guineensis Kaneh. & Hatus., Millettia pinnata (L.) Panigrahi, Pongamia glabra Vent., nom. illeg., Pongamia glabra Vent. var. xerocarpa (Hassk.) Prain, Pongamia mitis Kurz, nom. illeg., Pongamia mitis (L.) Kurz, Pongamia mitis (L.) Kurz var. xerocarpa (Hassk.) Merr., Pongamia pinnata (L.) Merr., Pongamia pinnata (L.) Pierre var. xerocarpa (Hassk.) Alston, Pongamia xerocarpa Hassk., Pterocarpus flavus Lour., Robinia mitis L..

References regarding Pongamia pinnata (L.) Pierre for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity:

· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Encyclopédie Méthodique, Botanique (1788)
· Flora Cochinchinensis (1790)
· Systema Naturae, ed. 13
· Jard. Malmaison (1803)
· Flora de Filipinas (1837)
· FBI (1876)
· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)
· Naturlichen Pflanzenfamilien (1894)
· Flore Forestière de la Cochinchine (1899)
· Interpretation of Rumphius’s Herbarium Amboinense (1917)
· Botanical Magazine, or ‘Flower-Garden Displayed’ (Tokyo) (1942)
· Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society (1971)
· Recent Res. Pl. Sci.. (1979)
· Flora of the Lesser Antilles: Leeward and Windward Islands (1988)
· Flora of Bilaspur District, Madhya Pradesh (1989)

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