Dalbergia ferruginea Roxb.
Prain, D. (1904) Annals of the Royal Botanic Garden, Calcutta 10(1): 73, Type: Roxburgh 276/2584 (BR, BR511085), Malay Island.
Vine stem diameters to 16 cm recorded. Stem laterally flattened and fluted. Blaze darkens markedly on exposure. Young stems smooth and blackish.
Cotyledons oblong, about 6-8 x 3-4 mm, base sagittate. First pair of leaves compound, each leaf with about 7-10 shortly stalked leaflets. At the tenth leaf stage: leaves compound with about 18-20 leaflets. Leaflet blades ovate-elliptic, about 12-20 x 7-9 mm, shortly stalked, apex obtuse or emarginate, base obtuse, abruptly narrowed into the stalk. Stipules oblong, about 2 x 0.5 mm, caducous. Seed germination time 13 days.
The name Dalbergia densa var. australis Prain has previously been misapplied to this taxon.