African Plant Database

Dalbergia nitidula Baker
Information on the genus : Dalbergia
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Dalbergia mossambicensis Harms (1899)
=Dalbergia bequaertii De Wild. (1913)
=Dalbergia luluensis Harms (1899)
=Dalbergia medicinalis De Wild. (1904)
=Dalbergia dekindtiana Harms (1899)
=Dalbergia swynnertonii Baker f. (1911)
=Pterocarpus elisabethvillensis De Wild. (1924)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree to 2-12 m tall; stem 30-60 cm Ø; branchlets with a short yellowish or grey matted usually somewhat persistent tomentum; crown depressed-dilatated. Axillary buds (inflorescences) frequently galled (long-setose red galls).
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Ecology : Deciduous woodland (including Brachystegia associations), bushland and thicket; wooded grassland; frequently recorded from rocky hills and granite out-crops; miombo on sandy soil; open forests on dry ground; sometimes widespread; 180-1900 m alt.
  Variable in indumentum (ovary, fruit).
  S. Africa, Namibia.
  Branchlets at the time of full flowering quite leafless.
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see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 66616
Record n°66616
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