Dalbergia sissoides Graham ex Wight & Arn.

 
  • Family : FABACEAE
    (PEA or BEAN FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Leguminosae
  • Subfamily : Faboideae
  • Synonym(s) : Dalbergia latifolia Roxb. var. sissoides (Graham ex Wight & Arn.) Baker
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Dalbergia sissoides Wight & Arn.
  • Common name : Malabar blackwood, Rose wood
  • Vernacular name : Chelaveeti, Eetti, Rosewood, Veeti (Malayalam); Thothagatti, Etti, Vel-itti (Tamil)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Moist- and dry deciduous forests
  • Flower, Fruit : February-August
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kollam district
    • Tamil Nadu : Coimbatore district, Kanyakumari district, Madurai district, The Nilgiri district, Tirunelveli district
  • World Distribution : India, Indonesia
  • Literature : 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 sissoides. Downloaded on 13 December 2019.

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