Dalbergia hepperi from Western Africa is described and illustrated. The combination of glabrous ovaries, flat and glabrous fruits and ovate to obovate leaflets with a conspicuous acuminate apex is not known from any other Dalbergia species from this region.

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Keywords Leguminosae, Dalbergia, Africa, Liberia, Sierra Leone, taxonomy
Journal Blumea: Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants
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Jongkind, C.C.H. (2007). A new species of Dalbergia (Leguminosae, Dalbergieae) from Western Africa. Blumea: Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants, 52(1), 11–14.