Dalbergia boehmii Taub.
subsp. boehmii

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Dalbergia boehmii subsp. boehmii

Picture: Meg Coates Palgrave
Along Southwestern firebreak, Catapu Concession, Sofala.

Dalbergia boehmii subsp. boehmii

Picture: Meg Coates Palgrave
Along Southwestern firebreak, Catapu Concession, Sofala.

Dalbergia boehmii subsp. boehmii

Picture: Bart Wursten
Along road from entrance gate to Chitengo, Gorongosa National Park.

Dalbergia boehmii subsp. boehmii

Picture: Bart Wursten
Along road from entrance gate to Chitengo, Gorongosa National Park.

Dalbergia boehmii subsp. boehmii

Picture: Bart Wursten
At first riverbed crossing along road to Musikadzi river rager post, Gorongosa National Park.

Dalbergia boehmii subsp. boehmii

Picture: Bart Wursten
At first riverbed crossing along road to Musikadzi river rager post, Gorongosa National Park.

Dalbergia boehmii subsp. boehmii

Picture: Bart Wursten
Between Nhavu bridge and second bridge, along road from entrance gate to Chitengo, Gorongosa National Park.

Dalbergia boehmii subsp. boehmii

Picture: Petra Ballings
Chitengo Camp, Gorongosa National Park.

Dalbergia boehmii subsp. boehmii

Picture: Bart Wursten
Along path from Chitengo to Pungwe River, Gorongosa National Park.

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Synonyms: Dalbergia elata Harms
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Large shrub or small to medium-sized deciduous tree, unarmed. Bark grey or brown, rough and flaking in older trees. Leaves imparipinnate, with 9-19 alternate to subopposite, ovate to lanceolate leaflets, up to 7.5 × 3.5 cm. Flowers large axillary panicles, small, creamy white, sweetly scented, appearing before or with the new leaves. Pods flat and thin, elliptic-oblong, 6-11 cm, reddish brown, indehiscent.
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Notes:
Derivation of specific name: boehmii: named after Richard Böhm (1854-1884), German plant collector in Tanzania.
Habitat: In a variety of woodland habitats and forest.
Altitude range: Up to 1400 m
Flowering time:Oct - Dec
Worldwide distribution: Guinea Bissau to Kenya, South to Mozambique and Zimbabwe. Also in Angola
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W,E,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Lp
Growth form(s): Tree, shrub over 2 m.
Endemic status:
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Literature:

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) Pages 66 - 67. As Dalbergia boehmii

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 295. (Includes a picture).

Drummond, R.B. (1972). A list of Rhodesian Legumes. Kirkia 8(2) Page 219. as Dalbergia boehmii

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 246. As Dalbergia boehmii

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 47.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 97.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Dalbergia boehmii
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Dalbergia boehmii
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Dalbergia boehmii
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Dalbergia boehmii
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Dalbergia boehmii
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Dalbergia boehmii
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Dalbergia boehmii
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Dalbergia boehmii
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Dalbergia boehmii
Ispot Southern Africa: Dalbergia boehmii
JSTOR Plant Science: Dalbergia boehmii
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Dalbergia boehmii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Dalbergia boehmii
The Plant List (version 1.1): Dalbergia boehmii
Tropicos: Dalbergia boehmii


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: Species information: Dalbergia boehmii subsp. boehmii.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=131030, retrieved 19 July 2019

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