Dalbergia candenatensis   (Dennst.) Prain  (Mangrove Plant)
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Taxonomy
Kingdom:Plantae
Phylum:Magnoliophyta
Class: Equisetopsida
Order:Fabales
Family:Fabaceae

Description
Unarmed climbers. Leaves alternate, imparipinnate; leaflets 5, rarely 3 or 7, obovate to ovate-oblong, obtuse at apex, cuneate at base. Inflorescences axillary; flowers in unilateral racemes, pedicellate; bracts ovate; bracteoles 2, ovate to ovate-orbicular; calyx campanulate, 5-toothed; corolla vexillum, ovate to ovate-oblong, reflexed, long clawed; stamens 10, monadelphous; ovary long stipitate. Pods flat, indehiscent, mucronate at apex, glabrous.

Flowering season: May-September; Fruiting season: June-November


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Common Name (s)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andaman Islands INDIA
• West Bengal, Sundarbans INDIA
• West Coast INDIA
• East Coast INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Debnath, HS (2004) Mangroves of Andaman & Nicobar Islands: Taxonomy and ecology Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh, Dehra Dun, India 133 pp Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) Available at - http://www.itis.gov.

Page last updated on:2010-08-31

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