EPPO Global Database

Dalbergia sissoo(DAGSI)

Code created in: 2002-02-13

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: DAGSI
  • Preferred name: Dalbergia sissoo
  • Authority: de Candolle


Western Asia (Iran to Pakistan), Himalayas, India, Bangladesh, Indochina (Myanmar). Grown for its high quality timber, and for reafforestation on poor soils. Introduced in Western Asia (Iraq, Oman), Malesia (Java, Sumatra), China (including Taiwan), West Africa to Sudan to eastern Africa, USA (Florida), Central America, Caribbean, Brazil, Australia

Common names
Name Language
Indian rosewood English
North Indian rosewood English
shisham English
sissoo English
Sissoo-Palisanderholzbaum German
Sissoo-Rosenholzbaum German
arbre de Shisham French
ébénier jaune French
palissandre d'Asie French
sisu Spanish
sissoo Italian
shisham Dutch
sissoo Dutch
sissó Portuguese
sisu Portuguese
сиссу Russian
sisam haddi Hebrew
סִיסָם הָדִּי Hebrew
shisu Bengali
yìn dù huáng tán Chinese
印度黄檀 Chinese
shisham Hindi
sisu Hindi
tanach Hindi