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Taxon: Dalbergia sissoo Roxb. ex DC.

 
Genus: Dalbergia
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Dalbergieae
Nomen number: 13169
Place of publication: Prodr. 2:416. 1825 (W. Roxburgh, Hort. bengal. 52. 1814, nom. nud.)
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 23-Sep-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 11 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: agroforestry; potential for erosion control; shade/shelter
  • Fuels:
  • Materials: wood (timber) wood (timber)
  • Medicines:
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Oman
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan (e. (possibly native)), Iran (s.e. (possibly native)), Iraq

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia, Sudan
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Zhejiang Sheng, Fujian Sheng, Guangdong Sheng, Hainan Sheng]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Pakistan

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: United States [Puerto Rico]


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Sudan
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Zimbabwe


References:

  1. Alam. M. K. & M. K. Guha. 1994. The genus Dalbergia Linn. f. in Bangladesh: taxonomy, ecology and economic aspects. Dalbergia: proceedings of an international workshop. Nitrogen fixing tree research reports special issue. 23. Note: Winrock International, Morrilton, Arkansas
  2. Bhat, K. M. 1994. Wood diversity in Indian Dalbergia species: implications for utilization and genetic improvement. Dalbergia: proceedings of an international workshop. Nitrogen fixing tree research reports special issue. 40. Note: Winrock International, Morrilton, Arkansas
  3. Brunel, J. F. et al., eds. 1984. Flore analytique du Togo. Phanerogames
  4. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  5. Darbyshire, I. et al., eds. 2015. The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, an annotated checklist Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew..
  6. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  7. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960-. Flora zambesiaca.
  8. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Dalbergia+sissoo&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  9. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14
  10. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984-. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  11. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  12. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards. 1989-. Flora of Ethiopia Note: Eritrea added in 2000
  13. Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  14. Jardim e Museu Agricola do Ultramar, Portugal. 1971-1973. Flora da Guine Portuguesa. Note: = Dalbergia sissoo Roxb.
  15. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953-1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  16. Keay, R. W. J. 1989. Trees of Nigeria
  17. Kumar, S & P. V. Sane. 2003. Legumes of South Asia: a checklist.
  18. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  19. Liogier, H. A. 1984-. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands.
  20. Lock, J. M. & C. S. Ford. 2004. Legumes of Malesia: a checklist
  21. Lock, J. M. 1989. Legumes of Africa: a checklist
  22. Luna, R. K. 1996. Plantation trees. Note: International Book Distributors
  23. Matthew, K. M. 1983. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic.
  24. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  25. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  26. Nasir, S. M. & M. Athar. 1998. Fuelwood as an energy source. Phytologia 85:106.
  27. National Academy of Sciences. 1979. Tropical legumes: resources for the future
  28. Nelson, C. H. N. 2008. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Honduras Note: Secretaría de Recursos Naturales y Ambiente, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  29. Parsons, W. T. & E. G. Cuthbertson. 1992. Noxious weeds of Australia Inkata Press, Melbourne, Australia.
  30. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  31. Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963-. Flora iranica.
  32. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  33. Sanjappa, M. 1992. Legumes of India
  34. Soerianegara, I. & R. H. M. J. Lemmens, eds. 1993. Timber trees: major commercial timbers. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 5(1):160.
  35. Thothathri, K. 1987. Taxonomic revision of the Dalbergieae in the Indian Subcontinent. 37.
  36. Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest. 1966-. Flora of Iraq. Note: cultivated
  37. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Dalbergia sissoo Roxb. ex DC. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=13169. Accessed 19 September 2019.