Trunk with deep slash removed to reveal the darker heartwood
Photograph by: Roger Bernard
Dalbergia orientalis is a large evergreen tree[
The tree is selectively felled from the wild for its valuable timber, which is exported[
A little-known and rare species that is distributed through eastern Madagascar. Its forest habitat is decreasing due to human activity and the tree is also selectively felled for timber. The plant is classified as 'Vulnerable' in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species(2011)[
Africa - eastern Madagascar.
Evergreen humid forest at elevations from 100 - 1,200 metres[
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A high quality wood, it is used in cabinet making and carpentry[
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