1. Family: Ebenaceae Gürke
    1. Genus: Diospyros L.
      1. Diospyros melocarpa F.White

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

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    Forest tree 20-30 (-90) ft. high
    Slash
    Slash green then black outside, brown and dry inside
    Wood
    Sapwood white, hard
    Flowers
    Flowers yellowish
    Fruits
    Fruit yellow.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Congo, Gabon, Gulf of Guinea Is., Nigeria, Zaïre

    Diospyros melocarpa F.White appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 33: 347 (1963)

    Accepted by

    • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania. Revue de Taxonomie et de Nomenclature Botaniques 30: 1-307.
    • 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. 33: ined. (1963).

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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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