Sissoo (Dalbergia sissoo), is an erect deciduous tree, native to the Indian Subcontinent. It is known by a nubers of names, including sisu, sheesham, tahli, ndian rosewood, blackwood-tree, Bombay blackwood and Indian dalbergia. The heartwood of sissoo coloring from golden to dark brown, is among the finest timbers. It is extremely durable and very resistant to dry-wood termites. In our area sissoo tree is one amongst the most wild growing trees. In Pakistan some years ago there were a lot of sissoo trees particularly by roads and canals sides, but due to fungal disease 'dieback' they are dying with a rapid speed. But the agricultural authorities are doing nothing in this regard.
Dead Sissoo Tree Pictures