Dalbergia arbutifolia Baker
subsp. arbutifolia

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Dalbergia arbutifolia subsp. arbutifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Vanduzi Bridge, Gorongosa

Dalbergia arbutifolia subsp. arbutifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Vanduzi Bridge, Gorongosa

Dalbergia arbutifolia subsp. arbutifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Vanduzi Bridge, Gorongosa

Dalbergia arbutifolia subsp. arbutifolia

Photo: Fraser Gear
Near northern boundary Game Sanctuary, Gorongosa National Park

Dalbergia arbutifolia subsp. arbutifolia

Photo: Fraser Gear
Near northern boundary Game Sanctuary, Gorongosa National Park

Dalbergia arbutifolia subsp. arbutifolia

Photo: Petri Uys-Barnard
Nova Mambone, Govuro

Dalbergia arbutifolia subsp. arbutifolia

Photo: Petri Uys-Barnard
Nova Mambone, Govuro

Dalbergia arbutifolia subsp. arbutifolia

Photo: Petri Uys-Barnard
Nova Mambone, Govuro

Dalbergia arbutifolia subsp. arbutifolia

Photo: Petri Uys-Barnard
Nova Mambone, Govuro

Dalbergia arbutifolia subsp. arbutifolia

Photo: Petri Uys-Barnard
Nova Mambone, Govuro

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Synonyms: Dalbergia sambesiaca Schinz
Common names: Eastern climbing dalbergia (English)
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Usually a liane, with modified or coiled branchlets for climbing, but sometimes a scandent shrub or small tree. Bark grey-brown, flaking in small pieces. Leaves imparipinnate, with 9-19 elliptic, oblong or obovate leaflets, largest c. 4 × 2 cm; apex rounded or slightly notched. Flowers in axillary panicles, small, white, fading to yellow, sweetly scented. Pods elliptic-oblong, 8-15 cm, with prominent veining, brown, pubescent, single-seeded
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Habitat: In deciduous woodland and riverine forest.
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Worldwide distribution: DRC, Tanzania Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe
Mozambique distribution: N,Z,T,MS,GI
Growth form(s): Climber, tree, liane, shrub over 2 m.
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Content last updated: Monday 9 October 2017
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 70 - 72. As Dalbergia arbutifolia (Includes a picture).

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

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

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Pages 96 - 97.

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Flora of Malawi: Dalbergia arbutifolia subsp. arbutifolia
Flora of Zambia: Dalbergia arbutifolia subsp. arbutifolia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Dalbergia arbutifolia subsp. arbutifolia

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


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Dalbergia arbutifolia subsp. arbutifolia.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=131020, retrieved 20 October 2017

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