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This species is accepted, and its native range is Indian Subcontinent, Andaman Islands, Jawa.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[ILDIS]

International Legume Database and Information Service

Conservation
Not Threatened
Ecology
Africa: Cultivated
Morphology General Habit
Perennial, Not climbing, Tree
Vernacular
Bombay Blackwood, Bombay Rosewood, East India Blackwood, Indian Rosewood, Itti, Pahari Sisoo, Pai, Safed Sisum, Shisham

[FTEA]

Leguminosae, J. B. Gillett, R. M. Polhill & B. Verdcourt. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1971

Note
It has only 5–7 broadly ovate or suborbicular rounded leaflets, white flowers and oblong (1.5–2 cm. wide) fruits darker coloured but not thickened over the seed-cavity.

[FWTA]

Papilionaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:2. 1958

Morphology General Habit
A planted tree
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers white
Ecology
Sometimes subspontaneous in western Nigeria.

[ILDIS]
Use
Forage, Medicine, Wood

Native to:

Andaman Is., Bangladesh, East Himalaya, India, Jawa, Nepal, West Himalaya

Introduced into:

Borneo, Kenya, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Nigeria, Pakistan, Philippines, Queensland, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Tanzania, Uganda

Dalbergia latifolia Roxb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1918 Wallich [5852], India K000264356 Unknown type material
Horsfield [s.n.], Jawa K000827988
Horsfield, T. [31], Jawa K000827989 Unknown type material
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5852] K001122399
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5852] K001122398
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5852] K001122400
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5852], India K001122396
Wallich [s.n.], India K000827949
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5852] K001122395
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5852], India K001122397
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5852] K001122394
s.coll. [Cat. no. 5858] Dalbergia emarginata K001122430

First published in Pl. Coromandel 2: 7 (1799)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lepschi, B. & Monro, A. (Project Coordinators) (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria. http://www.anbg.gov.au/chah/apc/index.html.
  • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Meena, S.L. (2012). A checklist of the vascular plants of Banaskantha district, Gujarat, India Nelumbo 54: 39-91.
  • Pandey, R.P. & Dilwakar, P.G. (2008). An integrated check-list flora of Andaman and Nicobar islands, India Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 32: 403-500.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Pl. Corom. 2: 7, t. 113 (1798).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Adema, F., Ohashi, H. & Sunaro, B. (2016). Notes on Malesian Fabaceae (Leguminosae-Papilionoideae) 17. The genus Dalbergia Blumea 61: 186-206.
  • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lepschi, B. & Monro, A. (Project Coordinators) (2014). Australian Plant Census (APC) Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria. http://www.anbg.gov.au/chah/apc/index.html.
  • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

International Legume Database and Information Service

  • Ali, S. I. (1977). Papilion. In: Flora of West Pakistan, No 100.
  • Ambasta, S. P. (1986). The useful plants of India
  • Anonymous (1979). Tropical Legumes:Resources for the Future. Washington.
  • Backer, C. A. (1963). Flora of Java. Groningen, The Netherlands
  • Gillett, J. B. et al. (1971). Papilionoideae. In: Fl. Trop. E. Africa, Milne-Redhead & Polhill
  • Jain, S. K. (1991). Dictionary of Indian Folk Medicine and Ethnobotany
  • Kumar, S. & Sane PV (2003). Legumes of South Asia: a check-list. RBG Kew.
  • Nielsen, I. (1979). Adansonia, ser. 2, 19:199-229. Notes on the genus Albizia...
  • Polhill, R, M. (1990). Legumineuses. In: Flore des Mascareignes, Vol 80. J. Bosser et a
  • Rudd, V. E. (1991). A Revised Handbook of the Flora of Ceylon 7: 108-381.
  • Saxena, H. O. & Brahman, M. (1994). The Flora of Orissa (Ranunculaceae to Fabaceae)
  • Senaratna, L. K. (2001). A check list of the flowering plants of Sri Lanka. Colombo.
  • Shetty, B. V. & Singh, V. (1987). Flora of Rajasthan Vol. 1. Flora of India Series 2
  • Thothathri, K (1987). Taxonomic Revision of the Tribe Dalbergieae in the Indian...

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Kew Backbone Distributions
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