African Plant Database

Dalbergia obovata E. Mey.
Protologue : Comm. Pl. Afr. Austr. 152 (1835) 
Information on the genus : Dalbergia
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Dalbergia sessiliflora Harms (1899)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree, 1,8-5 m tall, sometimes scandent with aid of modified tendril-like branches; branchlets covered at first with short yellowish or brown mostly crisped or spreading hairs, glabrescent.
Ecology : Secondary forest; coastal and riverine evergreen bushland or thicket; wooded grassland; (0-1750 m S. Africa).
  S. Africa.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Pl. Africa 45: t.1818 (1979).
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