Millettia grandis

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AVERAGE SIZE (H) x (W): 13m x 8m
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A medium tree with a spreading crown and a smooth grey bark. The leaves are compound with 6-7 pairs of opposite leaflets plus a terminal leaflet. The under surface is covered with reddish brown hairs. The midrib and veins are prominent on the underside. It bears erect sprays of purple-mauve erect pea-like flowers.

GARDEN THEMES:
Bushveld, country, forest, woodland

LANDSCAPING USES:
A neat and well-shaped decorative tree that is a host plant for butterflies.
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