1. Family: Ebenaceae Gürke
    1. Genus: Diospyros L.
      1. Diospyros barteri Hiern

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Ghana to S. Nigeria, Congo.

    [FWTA]

    Ebenaceae, F. White. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

    Habit
    Forest shrub or small tree 3-22 ft. high, sometimes scrambling
    Indumentum
    Young parts covered with ferrugineous hairs
    Leaves
    Leaves glaucous beneath
    Fruits
    Fruit pale yellow or orange.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Congo, Ghana, Nigeria

    Diospyros barteri Hiern appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Dec 1, 1960 Zenker, G.A. [3558], Cameroon K000190035 Unknown type material
    Dec 1, 1960 Zenker, G.A. [1859], Cameroon K000198308 Unknown type material
    Dec 1, 1960 Zenker, G.A. [1798], Cameroon K000190036 isolectotype
    Dec 1, 1960 Zenker, G.A. [1756], Cameroon K000190037 isolectotype
    Meikle, R.D. [1393], Nigeria 17847.000
    Barter, C. [21194], Nigeria K000190034 Unknown type material

    First published in Trans. Cambridge Philos. Soc. 12: 187 (1873)

    Accepted by

    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
    • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • F.W.T.A., ed. 1, 2: 4 (excl. Mildbr. 10522).
    • Oliv. in Hook. Ic. Pl. 23: t. 2300 (1894)
    • F.T.A. 3: 521
    • in Trans. Camb. Phil. Soc. 12: 187 (1873)
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0