1. Family: Ebenaceae Gürke
    1. Genus: Diospyros L.
      1. Diospyros obliquifolia (Hiern ex Gürke) F.White

        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
    Forest shrub or small tree up to 18 ft. high
    Bark
    Bark blackish, almost smooth
    Slash
    Slash black outside, red as in D. alboflavescens inside
    Wood
    Sapwood creamy white
    Leaves
    Leaves deep green and glossy above, glaucous beneath
    Buds
    Flower buds yellowish.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ivory Coast, Nigeria

    Diospyros obliquifolia (Hiern ex Gürke) F.White appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1995 Cheek, M. [5072], Cameroon K000086719
    Jan 1, 1995 Wheatley, J.I. [157], Cameroon K000086720
    Jan 1, 1995 Sunderland, T.C.H. [1223], Cameroon K000086718
    Jan 1, 1968 Soyaux, H. [238], Gabon K000350716
    Jan 1, 1962 Mann, G. [1800], Gabon K000350715 isotype
    Jan 1, 1962 Mann, G. [1800], Gabon K000350714 lectotype
    Thomas, D.W. [2250], Cameroon K000051668

    First published in Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 33: 364 (1963)

    Accepted by

    • 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 Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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