1. Family: Ebenaceae Gürke
    1. Genus: Diospyros L.
      1. Diospyros cinnabarina (Gürke) F.White

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

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    Small forest tree up to 30 ft. high
    Bark
    Bark black, smooth with shallow vertical anastomosing fissures
    Slash
    Slash jet black outside, red and fibrous inside
    Wood
    Sapwood white
    Leaves
    Leaves dull above, pale glaucous-green beneath.
    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    Forest shrub or small tree up to 30 ft. high
    Flowers
    Flowers pinkish-white, mostly borne on older branchlets and main stem.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cabinda, Cameroon, Congo, Gabon, Nigeria, Zaïre

    Diospyros cinnabarina (Gürke) F.White appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Mar 1, 2006 Cheek, M. [11721], Cameroon K000339044
    Mar 1, 2006 Cheek, M. [11267], Cameroon K000339043
    Mar 1, 2006 Gosline, G. [441], Cameroon K000339042
    Jul 1, 2002 Etuge, M. [523], Cameroon K000051780
    Jun 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [4473], Cameroon K000108598
    May 1, 2001 Cheek, M. [7165], Cameroon K000027459
    May 1, 2001 Cheek, M. [7165], Cameroon K000108604
    May 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [4224], Cameroon K000108601
    May 1, 2001 Gosline, G. [4], Cameroon K000108607
    May 1, 2001 Gosline, G. [255], Cameroon K000108589
    Jan 1, 1999 Watts, J. [1010a], Cameroon K000865036
    Jan 1, 1995 Akogo, M. [73], Cameroon K000086740
    Jan 1, 1985 Thomas, D.W. [4695], Cameroon K000051779
    Jan 1, 1970 Binuyo, A. [35602], Cameroon K000051580
    Jan 1, 1970 Binuyo, A. [35602], Cameroon K000051628
    Mar 1, 1955 Zenker, G.A. [4218], Cameroon K000350708
    Mar 1, 1955 Zenker, G.A. [3466], Cameroon K000350709 Unknown type material
    Mar 1, 1955 Zenker, G.A. [2433], Cameroon K000350710
    Mar 1, 1955 Zenker, G.A. [3224], Cameroon K000350711
    Mar 1, 1955 Zenker, G.A. [3361], Cameroon K000350712
    Jan 1, 1955 Mildbraed, G. W. J. [10531], Cameroon K000051581
    Onochie, C.F.A. [9320], Cameroon K000051578
    Onochie, C.F.A. [9320], Cameroon K000051579
    McKey, D. [DM116], Cameroon 77818.000
    Thomas, D.W. [688], Cameroon K000051627
    Thomas, D.W. [688], Cameroon Diospyros simulans 43518.000

    First published in Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 26: 242 (1956)

    Accepted by

    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • in Bull. Jard. Bot. Brux. 26: 242 (1956).

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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