Dalbergia cearensis

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Dalbergia cearensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Fabales
Family: Fabaceae
Genus: Dalbergia
Species: D. cearensis
Binomial name
Dalbergia cearensis

Dalbergia variabilis var. bahiensis

Dalbergia cearensis, with common names Brazilian kingwood, kingwood, tulipwood, and violetwood,[2] is a small tree endemic to Brazil.

It is native to the states of Bahia, Ceará, Paraíba, Pernambuco, and Piauí,[3]

It is the source of kingwood, a classic furniture wood.

Vernacular names[edit]

Brazilian common names include Jacaranda-cega-macho,[citation needed] Jacaranda-violeta, Miolo-de-negro, and Pau-violeta.[2]