1. Family: Fabaceae Lindl.
    1. Genus: Dalbergia L.f.
      1. Dalbergia latifolia Roxb.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Indian Subcontinent, Andaman Islands, Jawa.

    [ILDIS]

    International Legume Database and Information Service

    Conservation
    Not Threatened
    Ecology
    Africa: Cultivated
    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

    Habit
    A planted tree
    Flowers
    Flowers white
    Ecology
    Sometimes subspontaneous in western Nigeria.

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    Distribution

    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
    Wallich [s.n.], India K000827949
    Horsfield [s.n.], Jawa K000827988
    Horsfield, T. [31], Jawa K000827989 Unknown type material
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5852] K001122394
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5852] K001122395
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5852], India K001122396
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5852], India K001122397
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5852] K001122398
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5852] K001122399
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5852] K001122400
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 5858] Dalbergia emarginata K001122430

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

    Accepted by

    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Lock, J.M. & Ford, C.S. (2004). Legumes of Malesia a Check-List: 1-295. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.
    • Lock, J.M. (1989). Legumes of Africa a check-list: 1-619. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    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.
    • 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.
    • Kumar, S. & Sane, P.V. (2003). Legumes of South Asia. A Checklist: 1-536. 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
    • Kumar, S. & Sane PV (2003). Legumes of South Asia: a check-list. RBG Kew.
    • Senaratna, L. K. (2001). A check list of the flowering plants of Sri Lanka. Colombo.
    • Saxena, H. O. & Brahman, M. (1994). The Flora of Orissa (Ranunculaceae to Fabaceae)
    • Jain, S. K. (1991). Dictionary of Indian Folk Medicine and Ethnobotany
    • Rudd, V. E. (1991). A Revised Handbook of the Flora of Ceylon 7: 108-381.
    • Polhill, R, M. (1990). Legumineuses. In: Flore des Mascareignes, Vol 80. J. Bosser et a
    • 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...
    • Ambasta, S. P. (1986). The useful plants of India
    • Anonymous (1979). Tropical Legumes:Resources for the Future. Washington.
    • Nielsen, I. (1979). Adansonia, ser. 2, 19:199-229. Notes on the genus Albizia...
    • Ali, S. I. (1977). Papilion. In: Flora of West Pakistan, No 100.
    • Gillett, J. B. et al. (1971). Papilionoideae. In: Fl. Trop. E. Africa, Milne-Redhead & Polhill
    • Backer, C. A. (1963). Flora of Java. Groningen, The Netherlands

    Sources

    Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
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