Dalbergia latifolia Roxb.
Status: Exotic; Casual (Teo et al., 2011a). Cultivated.
Recent Synonyms: None relevant.
Growth Form or Habit: Tree, 20m to 40m (although cultivated ones shorter).
Leaves: alternate, imparipinnate with 11, 13 or 15 leaflets broadly obtuse, margins wavy.
Flowers: in axillary panicles; small and white.
Fruits: Legumes brown (but do not dehisce at maturity?) with 1 to 4 smooth seeds.
Habitat: So far only seedlings have been found directly below cultivated parents.
Occurrence: Teo et al. (2011a) documents such seedlings along Jurong Town Hall Road and Sengkang East Way.
Distribution: India to Indonesia.
Other information: can be found at the LegumeWeb website.
More pictures can be found at
(1) Urban Forest website