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

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

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    Small or medium-sizedForest tree 25-50 ft. high
    Bark
    Bark rough
    Wood
    Wood pink
    Flowers
    Flowers white or pale yellow
    Fruits
    Fruit yellow or orange.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Gabon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Liberia

    Diospyros kamerunensis Gürke appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Sep 1, 2010 Cheek, M. [11765], Cameroon K000339049
    Sep 1, 2010 Cheek, M. [11665], Cameroon K000339050
    Sep 1, 2010 Onana, J.-M. [2923], Cameroon K000339051
    Sep 1, 2010 Gosline, G. [404], Cameroon K000339052
    May 1, 2001 Cheek, M. [10258], Cameroon K000108586
    Thomas, D.W. [684], Cameroon 41208.000
    Thomas, D.W. [684], Cameroon K000051608
    Zenker, G.A. [945b], Cameroon K000350700
    Zenker, G.A. [945b], Cameroon K000350699

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 26: 69 (1898)

    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: 162, t. 308, 1-3.
    • in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 43: 208, t. 3 M-0 (1909)
    • in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 26: 69 (1899)

    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.
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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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