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Dalbergia glabra (Mill.) Standley; box muk

Woody liana; bark separating into coarse longitudinal strips, dark; shoots dimorphic; spur shoots bearing flowers and fruits and also forming tendril-like coils that thicken and become woody with age; leaves alternate, pinnately compound; leaflets alternate on the rachis, elliptic to obovate, margins entire, apex rounded or with a small notch (retuse); flowers in short axillary panicles; legume fruits flat one-seeded pods.

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