3821.000 Dalbergia L.f.

Brummitt, R.K., Harder, D.K., Lewis, G.P., Lock, J.M., Polhill, R.M. & 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

Mozambique: 9 taxa.

Dalbergia arbutifolia subsp. arbutifolia

Links to taxa:     View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

SpeciesFZ divisionsContent
arbutifolia Baker subsp. arbutifolia N,Z,T,MS,GIDescription, Image
armata E. Mey.M
boehmii Taub. subsp. boehmii N,Z,T,MSDescription, Image
bracteolata BakerN
fischeri Taub.N,Z,T,MSDescription, Image
lactea VatkeZ,T,MSDescription, Image
melanoxylon Guill. & Perr.N,Z,T,MS,GI,MDescription, Image
nitidula Welw. ex BakerN,Z,T,MS,GI,MDescription, Image
obovata E. Mey.GI,MDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Dalbergia:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Dalbergia
Flora of Caprivi: Dalbergia
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Dalbergia
Flora of Malawi: Dalbergia
Flora of Malawi: cultivated Dalbergia
Flora of Mozambique: cultivated Dalbergia
Flora of Zambia: Dalbergia
Flora of Zambia: cultivated Dalbergia
Flora of Zimbabwe: Dalbergia
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Dalbergia

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Dalbergia
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Dalbergia
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Dalbergia
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Dalbergia
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Dalbergia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Dalbergia
JSTOR Plant Science: Dalbergia
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Dalbergia
Plants of the World Online: Dalbergia
Tropicos: Dalbergia
Wikipedia: Dalbergia

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Mozambique: Genus page: Dalbergia.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=749, retrieved 30 November 2023

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