Michelsonia microphylla (kasisi)
Detail of a line drawing of Michelsonia microphylla taken from 'Legumes of the World' (Illustration: Pat Halliday)
Michelsonia microphylla Hauman
Not formally assessed according to IUCN criteria, but there is concern that the species has become rare.
Primary forest, mainly on hilltops and slopes, at 650–1,200 m above sea level.
About this species
Michelsonia microphylla is a forest tree belonging to the pea and bean family (Leguminosae - or Fabaceae sensu APG (2009)). It is the only species in the genus Michelsonia. Genera comprising a single species are called monospecific.