Definition of Genus Dalbergia
1. Noun. Large genus of tropical trees having pinnate leaves and paniculate flowers and cultivated commercially for their dramatically grained and colored timbers.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Papilionoideae, Subfamily Papilionoideae
Member holonyms: Dalbergia Latifolia, East India Rosewood, East Indian Rosewood, Indian Blackwood, Indian Rosewood, Dalbergia Sissoo, Sisham, Sissoo, Sissu, Dalbergia Cearensis, Kingwood, Kingwood Tree, Brazilian Rosewood, Caviuna Wood, Dalbergia Nigra, Jacaranda, Cocobolo, Dalbergia Retusa
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Literary usage of Genus Dalbergia
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1. Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia, Commercial, Industrial by Edward Balfour (1871)
"One of the genus Dalbergia, is known in Tenasserim as the Chisel-Handle Tree. ... There is another large timber tree of the genus Dalbergia found throughout ..."
2. Maryland Geological Survey by Maryland Geological Survey (1916)
"... is clearly distinct from related forms and is identical in its characters with the fossil leguminous leaflets usually referred to the genus Dalbergia. ..."
3. Reports Dealing with the Systematic Geology and Paleontology of Maryland by Maryland Geological Survey (1916)
"MARYLAND GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Genus DALBERGIA Linne, f. [Suppl., 1781, p. ... with the fossil leguminous leaflets usually referred to the genus Dalbergia. ..."
4. The Geology of the Corocoro Copper District of Bolivia by Joseph Theophilus Singewald, Edward Wilber Berry (1922)
"... and therefore the genus Dalbergia may stand in a broad sense as indicative of the true botanical affinity of the fossil and in this connection it is ..."
5. The Indian Forester (1902)
"WHEN examining the material of the genus Dalbergia at Kew in 1899, the writer found, at the end of the genus, a single undetermined fruit, with which is ..."
6. Historical and Descriptive Account of British India, from the Most Remote by Hugh Murray, James Wilson, Robert Kaye Greville, Robert Jameson, Whitelaw Ainslie, William Rhind, William Wallace, Clarence Dalrymple (1832)
"Some of the finest leguminose timber-trees are perhaps to be found in the genus Dalbergia. Roxburgh describes D. latifolia as one of the largest ..."