Dalbergia paniculata Roxb.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Synonym(s) : Dalbergia lanceolaria subsp. paniculata (Roxb.) Thoth.; Amerimnon paniculatum (Roxb.) O.Ktze.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Dalbergia lanceolaria subsp. paniculata (Roxb.)Thoth.
  • Vernacular name : Dhobin, Passi (Hindi); Beelugada mara (Kannada); Velluruvai, Panivagai, Arivaagai (Tamil); Sopera, Porla, Patsaru (Telugu); Dhobani, Sujuni, Barbakulia, Girishkala, Babukila, Dhobbi, Sojania-pati-tinia, Barahbakla (Oria); Shisavi (Marathi); Meruthi, Pachilamaram, Painganni, Pinekanni, Velleetty, Vettuthol (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Dry deciduous forests, hill slopes and scrub jungles
  • Comments / notes : On dry deciduous slopes and foothills of scrub jungles up to 1200m.
  • Flower, Fruit : February-October
  • Distribution :
    • Andhra Pradesh : Vishakapatnam district, Chittoor district
    • Telangana : Mehboobnagar district
    • Karnataka : Uttara Kannada district
    • Kerala : Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Idukki district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district
    • Odisha : Khurda district
    • Tamil Nadu : All districts of Tamil Nadu
  • Native : India
  • World Distribution : India, Himalayas, Myanmar, Nepal
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : J.L.Ellis, 1987- Flora of Nallamalais Vol. 1; Pullaiah et al., 2001 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 2; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 1; R. S. Rao et al., 1986 - Flora of West Godavari District; R. S. Rao and S. H. Sreeramulu, 1986 - Flora of Srikakulam District; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; Sudhakar Reddy, C et al., 2009. Tree Wealth of Eastern Ghats of Andhra Pradesh, India; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Dalbergia paniculata. Downloaded on 6 December 2019.

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