1. Family: Ebenaceae Gürke
    1. Genus: Diospyros L.
      1. Diospyros chevalieri De Wild.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa.

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    Forest shrub up to 10 ft. high
    Wood
    Wood bright yellow
    Flowers
    Flowers white, becoming hessian-brown
    Fruits
    Fruit chocolate-brown and tomentose at first with bristly hairs in tufts, red and glabrous when ripe.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ghana, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Sierra Leone

    Diospyros chevalieri De Wild. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jordon, H.D. [2012], Sierra Leone 7021.000

    First published in Pl. Bequaert. 3: 538 (1926)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Aubrév. Fl. For. C. Iv., ed. 2, 3: 170, t. 312, 1-3, not of Lecomte (1928).
    • Pl. Bequaert. 3: 538 (1926)

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    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