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Floristic Inventory of the Florida Keys Database Online

Dalbergia sissoo Roxb. ex DC.
Indian rosewood

Dalbergia sissoo
Copyright by: Steven W. Woodmansee

Family: Fabaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Present

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

Map of select IRC data for the Florida Keys

Florida Keys History and Distribution: Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. Apparently first collected in 1966 on the island of Key West by Robert W. Long (2203, USF). Sparingly naturalized and potentially invasive.

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Dalbergia sissoo has been reported for the following 2 habitats in THE FLORIDA KEYS :
Disturbed Upland
Pine Rockland


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Dalbergia sissoo
Copyright by: Steven W. Woodmansee

Dalbergia sissoo
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr