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

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

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    Shrub or small or medium-sized forest tree up to 60 ft. high, sometimes cauliflorous
    Slash
    Slash black outside, wood pink
    Flowers
    Flowers white or pale yellow
    Fruits
    Fruit yellow or orange.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Senegal, Sierra Leone

    Diospyros heudelotii Hiern appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Heudelot [638], Guinea K000350654

    First published in Trans. Cambridge Philos. Soc. 12: 215 (1873)

    Accepted by

    • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
    • Catarino, L., Martins, E.S., Diniz, M.A. & Pinto-Basto, M.F. (2006). Check-list da flora vascular do parque natural das Lagos de Cufada (Guiné-Bissau) Garcia de Orta, Série de Botânica 17: 97-141.
    • 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: 168, t. 313, 1-2.
    • F.W.T.A., ed. 1, 2: 6, partly (excl. D. gracilescens, D. apiculata & Maba cinnabarina)
    • Chev. Bot. 396
    • F.T.A. 3: 524
    • in Trans. Camb. Phil. Soc. 12: 215 (1873)
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.

    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

    Wood Anatomy Microscope Slides
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