3821.000 Dalbergia L.f.

Brummitt, R.K., Harder, D.K., Lewis, G.P., Lock, J.M., Polhill, R.M. and Verdcourt, B. (2007) Leguminosae Subfamily Papilionoideae Flora Zambesiaca 3(3)

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.

Derivation of name: after Swedish botanist and royal physician, Nils Dalberg (1736-1820)

Worldwide: 100 species in the tropics

Zambia: 9 taxa.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
acutifoliolata Mendonça & Sousa [DD]N
arbutifolia Baker subsp. arbutifolia N,C,EC,LkDescription, Image
boehmii Taub. subsp. boehmii N,W,E,SLpDescription, Image
fischeri Taub.N,C,E,SDescription, Image
lactea VatkeN,W,C,ELkDescription, Image
malangensis E.P.Sousa W
martinii F. WhiteB,C,SDescription, Image
melanoxylon Guill. & Perr.C,E,SDescription, Image
nitidula Welw. ex BakerB,N,W,C,E,SCDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Dalbergia:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Dalbergia
Flora of Caprivi: Dalbergia
Flora of Malawi: Dalbergia
Flora of Malawi: cultivated Dalbergia
Flora of Mozambique: Dalbergia
Flora of Mozambique: cultivated Dalbergia
Flora of Zambia: cultivated Dalbergia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Dalbergia
Flora of Zimbabwe: 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: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-19

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2019). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Dalbergia.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=749, retrieved 18 July 2019

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