Millettia duchesnei

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Millettia duchesnei
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Millettieae
Genus: Millettia
Species: M. duchesnei
Binomial name
Millettia duchesnei
De Wild.

Millettia duchesnei is a large forest liane in the genus Millettia.

The rotenoids elliptol, 12-deoxo-12alpha-methoxyelliptone, 6-methoxy-6a,12a-dehydrodeguelin, 6a,12a-dehydrodeguelin, 6-hydroxy-6a,12a-dehydrodeguelin, 6-oxo-6a,12a-dehydrodeguelin, 12a-hydroxyelliptone and the flavanone eriodictyol can be isolated from the twigs of M. duchesnei.[1]


  1. ^ Rotenoid derivatives and other constituents of the twigs of Millettia duchesnei. François Ngandeu, Merhatibeb Bezabih, Dieudonne Ngamga, Alembert T. Tchinda, Bonaventure T. Ngadjui, Berhanu M. Abegaz, Hanh Dufat and François Tillequin, Phytochemistry, Volume 69, Issue 1, January 2008, Pages 258-263, doi:10.1016/j.phytochem.2007.05.038 PMID 17640692

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