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Current Determination
Dalbergia melanoxylon Guill. & Perr. Family: Fabaceae Determined By: R. Gereau (MO) 2006
Collection Information
Collectors H.L. McMillen
Collector Team H.L. McMillen
Collection Number 140
Collection Date 08/01/2006
Location Tanzania, Tanga, Muheza
Coordinate 05°13'49"S 038°53'58"E (-5.2302700, 38.8994400)
Elevation 99 m
Description Swahili name MPINGO. Tree about 4-5 meters with mulitbranched trunk. Flakey grey bark. Thorns on thin branches. Wood in branches has black heart. Roots used medicinally. Wood used for carvings.
Locality Ngomeni kata, Kigongomawe village, open woodland / scrubland, area previously used for grazing cattle
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