Dalbergia oliveri

The wood of this rosewood-family tree is valuable for ornamental work including Woodturning and furniture. The sapwood is yellowish-white with dark brown heartwood. The heartwood is very hard and heavy. The lumber is sold under the names Burmese Rosewood, Laos Rosewood, Asian Rosewood.

Dalbergia oliveri is a species of legume in the Fabaceae family which grows in tree form to 15 - 30 meters in height. The fruit is a green pod containing one to two seed which turns brown to black when ripe. It is found in Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam. The Cambodian name is "Neang Nuon", the Thai name is "Tamalan", the Lao name is "Mai Kham Phii". It is threatened by habitat loss and over-harvesting for its valuable red lumber. More

Dalbergia oliveri Gamble ex Prain References - * J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, pt. 2, Nat. Hist. 66:451. 1897 * USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) . 436039 Retrieved from "http://species.wikimedia. More

Of these, Dalbergia oliveri is an endangered species. More