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List of names matching "Dalbergia latifolia"
Status Name
accepted Dalbergia latifolia Roxb.

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Dalbergia latifolia

Accepted name

Dalbergia latifolia Roxb.1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7


Amerimnon latifolium (Roxb.) Kuntze5
Dalbergia emarginata Roxb.5


Tribe: Dalbergieae;  Genus: Dalbergia

Vernacular names

Bombay Blackwood (En)8; Bombay Rosewood (En)6; East India Blackwood (En)9; Indian Rosewood3; Indian Rosewood5; Indian Rosewood9; Indian Rosewood1; Itti (Tamil)10; Pahari Sisoo (Hi)8; Pai (Hi)11; Safed Sisum (Hi)11; Shisham (Hi)12


Perennial non-climbing tree;  not threatened


Forage5; Forage13; Forage12; Medicine5; Medicine14; Wood3; Wood4; Wood5; Wood12

Geographical records

Africa:   Kenya(I)1, Nigeria(I)15, Tanzania(I)1, Uganda(I)1

Asia2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 11, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32:   India(N)3, 5, 11, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, India-ISO(N)1, 2, Indonesia-ISO(N)16, 18, 32, Java(N)32, Malaysia-ISO(N)5, Nepal(N)2, 5, 7, 26, Pakistan(I)4, Peninsular Malaysia(N)5, Singapore(N)17, Sri Lanka(I)6, Sulawesi(N)18

India:   Andhra Pradesh30, Bihar27, Dadra-Nagar-Haveli22, Goa25, Gujarat19, Himachal Pradesh31, Karnataka5, Kerala5, Madhaya Pradesh21, Maharashtra23, Orissa28, Pondicherry25, Punjab29, Rajasthan11, Sikkim5, Tamil Nadu20, Uttar Pradesh5, West Bengal24

Indian Ocean3, 5:   Andaman Is(N)5, Mauritius(I)3, Reunion(I)3

(N = native, I = introduced, U = uncertain status)

Habitats (for Africa only)


Literature citations

Description1, 3, 4, 5, 32, 33, 34;  Distribution5, 35;  Illustration36


2005-04 SeneviratneGI (Sinhala & Tamil vern. names);     Coordinator: 2004-2005 Novoselova MS


1:Gillett, J.B. et al. (1971) Papilionoideae. In: Fl. Trop.E. Africa, Milne-Redhead & Polhill
2:Sanjappa, M. (1992) Legumes of India. Dehra Dun: Bishen Singh Mahendra...
3:Polhill, R, M. (1990) Legumineuses. In: Flore des Mascareignes, Vol 80. J. Bosser et a
4:Ali, S.I. (1977) Papilion. In: Flora of West Pakistan, No 100.
5:Thothathri, K (1987) Taxonomic Revision of the Tribe Dalbergieae in the Indian...
6:Rudd, V.E. (1991) A Revised Handbook of the Flora of Ceylon 7: 108-381.
7:Ohashi, H. (1979) Leguminosae In: Hara & Williams: EnumerationFlwingPl. Nepal2: 103-
8:Saxena, H.O. & Brahman, M. (1994) The Flora of Orissa (Ranunculaceae to Fabaceae)
9:Anonymous (1979) Tropical Legumes: Resources for the Future. Washington.
10:Senaratna, L.K. (2001) A check list of the flowering plants of Sri Lanka. Colombo.
11:Shetty, B.V. & Singh, V. (1987) Flora of Rajasthan Vol. 1. Flora of India Series 2
12:Ambasta, S.P. (1986) The useful plants of India
13:Nielsen, I. (1979) Adansonia, ser. 2, 19: 199-229. Notes on the genus Albizia...
14:Jain, S.K. (1991) Dictionary of Indian Folk Medicine and Ethnobotany
15:Hepper, F.N. (1958) Papilionoideae. In: Flora West Tropical Africa. Keay, R.W.J.
16:Backer, C.A. et al (1963) Flora of Java, Vol 1. Gronongen: Noordhoff.
17:Ford, C.S. (1994) Kew Herbarium Material.
18:Whitmore, Tantra & Sutisna (eds) (1989) Tree Flora ofIndonesia-Checklist for Sulawesi. Indonesia.
19:Shah, G.L. (1978) Flora of Gujarat State Vol. 1
20:Nair, N.C. & Henry, A.N. (1983) Flora of Tamil Nadu, India Vol. 1
21:Samvatsar, S. (1996) The Flora of Western Tribal Madhya Pradesh (India)
22:Rao, R.S. (1985) Flora of Goa, Diu, Daman, Dadra & Nagarhaveli Vol 1
23:Kulkarni, B.G. (1988) Flora of Sindhudurg
24:Das Das, S.K. et al. (1992) J. Econ. Tax. Bot. 16 (2): 305-334 A census... Papilionaceae...
25:Sanjappa, M. (2000) Checklist of the Leguminosae in South Asia. Typescript
26:Shrestha, K.K. (1998) Revised checklist of the Legumes of Nepal (manuscript)
27:Varma, S.K. (1981) Flora of Bhagalpur. Dicotyledons
28:Bairiganjan, G. C et al. (1985) Fabaceae in Orissa. J. Econ. Taxon Bot. 7: 249-276
29:Sharma, M. (1990) Punjab Plants Check-list
30:Pullaiah, T. et al. (1992) Flora of Adilabad District (Andhra Pradesh, India). Delhi.
31:Kapoor, S.K. & Sarin, Y.K. (1979) Bull. Bot. Surv. India 20: 1-19. Contributions to the flora of...
32:Backer, C.A. (1963) Flora of Java. Groningen, The Netherlands
33:Keay, R.W.J. et al. (1964) Nigerian Trees Vol. 2
34:Grierson, A.J.C. & Long, D.G. (1987) Flora of Bhutan, Vol. 1. (Part 3). Edinburgh: RBG
35:Kanjilal, P.C. (1966) A forest... Uttar Pradesh (Ranunculaceae - Alangiaceae)
36:Pullaiah, T. & Ramamurthy, K.S. (2001) Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2

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