Dalbergia odorifera

Its common name is fragrant rosewood.

Dalbergia odorifera is a species of legume in the Fabaceae family. It is sometimes classified in the Papilionaceae family. Its common name is "fragrant rosewood". It is used as a wood product and in folk medicine. Four compounds isolated from the root of this plant have been shown in a laboratory to have antioxidant properties. It is found only in China. It is threatened by habitat loss. More