Padbruggea dasyphylla (PROSEA)

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Padbruggea dasyphylla Miq.


  • Millettia dasyphylla (Miq.) Boerl. ex Koord.

Vernacular names

  • Indonesia: Buhu, mata buhu, oyod munding


Indonesia and Malay Peninsula.


Seeds eaten boiled or roasted.


Robust liana, 5-35 m, in forest borders and along water sides. Seeds injurious if eaten raw.

Selected sources

  • Backer, C.A. & Bakhuizen van den Brink, R.C., 1963. Flora of Java. The Rijksherbarium, Leyden. Noordhoff, Groningen. Vol. 1: 616.
  • Burkill, I.H., 1966. A dictionary of the economic products of the Malay Peninsula. 2nd edition. Kuala Lumpur. Vol. 2: 1648.
  • Heyne, K., 1927. De nuttige planten van Nederlandsch Indië. 2nd edition. Departement van Landbouw, Nijverheid en Handel in Nederlandsch Indië. Batavia. Vol. 2: 797.
  • Ridley, H.N., 1922. The flora of the Malay Peninsula. The Government of the Straits Settlements. London. Vol. 1: 587.

See also Callerya (PROSEA)