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  1. Pongamia, genus Pongamianoun

    one species: Indian beech


  1. pongamia

    Millettia is a genus of legume in the family Fabaceae. It consists of about 150 species, which are distributed in the tropical and subtropical regions of the world. The genus was formerly known by the name Pongamia, but that name was rejected in favor of the name Millettia, and many species have been reclassified. Due to recent interest in biofuels, Pongamia is often the generic name used when referring to Millettia pinnata, a tree being explored for producing biodiesel.


  1. pongamia

    Pongamia is a genus of trees in the pea family known for their flowering and fruit-bearing characteristics. The most well-known species within this genus is Pongamia pinnata, also known as the Indian Beech Tree or Pongam tree, which is often used for its oil-seed and as a source of biodiesel. These trees are typically found in subtropical and tropical regions, particularly in India and Australia.


  1. Pongamia

    Pongamia is a genus of legume in the Fabaceae family. It contains the following species: ⁕Pongamia velutina

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Pongamia

    A plant genus of the family FABACEAE. Members contain karanjin. Some species of this genus have been reclassified to other genera of FABACEAE including Callerya, DERRIS and MILLETTIA.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pongamia in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pongamia in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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