Definition of Dalbergia latifolia
1. Noun. East Indian tree having a useful dark purple wood.
Group relationships: Dalbergia, Genus Dalbergia
Generic synonyms: Rosewood, Rosewood Tree
Dalbergia Latifolia Pictures
Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Dalbergia Latifolia Images
Lexicographical Neighbors of Dalbergia Latifolia
Literary usage of Dalbergia latifolia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by Sir William Wilson Hunter (1885)
"... and blackwood (dalbergia latifolia). Ebony and sandal-wood are also found, and the pepper creeper grows wild. The rest of the District is sufficiently ..."
2. The Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia: Commercial by Edward Balfour (1885)
"The timber known in Britain as East Indian blackwood is from the Dalbergia latifolia of the Malabar coast, where it grows to an immense size. ..."
3. Official Descriptive and Illustrated Catalogue by Robert Ellis, Great Britain Commissioners for the Exhibition of 1851, London Great exhibition of the works of industry of all nations, 1851 (1851)
"dalbergia latifolia. ... Mountain ebony, spec, of Bauhinia. Mergui red wood. Merlin Maek wood, dalbergia latifolia. ..."
4. A Descriptive Catalogue of Indian Produce Contributed to the Amsterdam by Trailokyanātha Mukhopādhyāẏa (1883)
"The fine Masland mats are also made of this sedge. dalbergia latifolia. Blackwood or Rosewood of Southe,n India. Vern.—Bengali, Hindi, Shisham ; Tamil, Hi, ..."
5. A Manual of Indian Timbers: An Account of the Growth, Distribution, and Uses by James Sykes Gamble (1902)
"Blackwood (dalbergia latifolia) is also an export wood, but the rest are mostly woods of local use and the forests are worked for local requirements. ..."