1. Family: Ebenaceae Gürke
    1. Genus: Diospyros L.
      1. Diospyros gracilescens Gürke

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

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    Small or medium-sizedForest tree 20-80 ft. high
    Bole
    Bole slightly fluted
    Bark
    Bark dark brown, rough, scaling in large slabs
    Slash
    Slash black outside, pale pink or dull red inside with yellow inner edge
    Wood
    Sapwood cream
    Leaves
    Leaves glaucous beneath
    Flowers
    Flowers yellow.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Gabon, Nigeria

    Diospyros gracilescens Gürke appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Mar 1, 2006 Cheek, M. [11581], Cameroon K000339053
    Mar 1, 2006 Gosline, G. [442], Cameroon K000339054
    May 1, 2001 Gosline, G. [5], Cameroon K000108608
    Jan 1, 1955 Onochie, C.F.A. [FHI 32057], Cameroon K000051613
    Jan 1, 1955 Onochie, C.F.A. [FHI 32056], Cameroon K000051614
    Jan 1, 1955 Mildbraed, G. W. J. [10595], Cameroon K000051612
    Waterman, P.G. [851], Cameroon 38858.000
    Thomas, D.W. [737], Cameroon 41203.000
    Thomas, D.W. [737], Cameroon K000051600

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 46: 155 (1911)

    Accepted by

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

    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