3821.000 Dalbergia L.f.

Description of the genus

Climbers, shrubs or small trees. Stipules various; stipels 0. Leaves imparipinnate. Leaflets alternate, rarely some subopposite. Inflorescences paniculate. Calyx campanulate, shortly 5-lobed. Corolla small, white to cream, sometimes flushed purplish. Fruit indehiscent, elliptic-oblong to oblong, usually flattened.

Worldwide: 100 species in the tropics

Zimbabwe: 8 taxa.

Dalbergia nitidula

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SpeciesLinks to mapsFZ divisionsContent
arbutifolia Baker subsp. arbutifolia N,C,E,SDescription, Image
boehmii Taub. subsp. boehmii EDescription, Image
fischeri Taub.EDescription, Image
lactea VatkeEDescription, Image
martinii F. WhiteN,W,CDescription, Image
melanoxylon Guill. & Perr.[LR-nt]N,W,C,E,SDescription, Image
nitidula Welw. ex BakerN,W,C,E,SDescription, Image
sissoo Roxb.N,W,CDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Dalbergia:

Our websites:

Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Dalbergia
Flora of Mozambique: Dalbergia | cultivated Dalbergia
Flora of Zambia: Dalbergia | cultivated Dalbergia

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Dalbergia
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Dalbergia
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Dalbergia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Dalbergia
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Dalbergia

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-14

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2014). Flora of Zimbabwe: Genus page: Dalbergia.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=749, retrieved 23 November 2014

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