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Taxon: Dalbergia baronii Baker

Genus: Dalbergia
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Dalbergieae
Nomen number: 460738
Place of publication: J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 21:337. 1884
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 18-Mar-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • palissandre rouge des marais  (Source: Leg Madag) - French
  • hazovola  (Source: Leg Madag) - Malagasy
  • hitsika  (Source: Leg Madag) - Malagasy
  • sovodrano  (Source: Leg Madag) - Malagasy
  • sovoka  (Source: Leg Madag) - Malagasy
  • voambona  (Source: Leg Madag) - Malagasy

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: wood (for cabinetry, furniture, & flooring)

Distributional Range:


    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar (e.)


  1. Du Puy, D. J. et al. 2002. The Leguminosae of Madagascar
  2. Lock, J. M. 1989. Legumes of Africa: a checklist
  3. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  4. The Missouri Botanical Garden with others. A Catalogue of the vascular plants of Madagascar (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Dalbergia baronii Baker :

  • 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.

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=460738. Accessed 15 September 2019.