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Taxon: Pterocarpus niger Vell.

Synonym of Dalbergia nigra (Vell.) Allemão ex Benth.

Genus: Pterocarpus
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Dalbergieae
Nomen number: 30290
Place of publication: Fl. flumin. 300. 1829 ("1825"); icon. 7:91. 1831 ("1827")
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 11-Oct-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Hoehne, F. C. 1941. Leguminosas-Papilionadas: generos 126. Dalbergia e 127. Cyclolobium. Flora brasilica. 25(3):31.
  2. Lewis, G. P. 1987. Legumes of Bahia

Check other web resources for Pterocarpus niger Vell. :

  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • 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.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=30290. Accessed 30 March 2020.