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

        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
    Small forest tree up to 30 ft. high
    Bark
    Bark blackish
    Slash
    Slash jet black outside, pinkish-cream inside and immediately turning dark brown, buttercup yellow at inner edge
    Calyx
    Calyx pale purplish-green
    Corolla
    Corolla white or yellow
    Fruits
    Fruit red, surrounded by green calyx.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Gabon, Nigeria

    Diospyros physocalycina Gürke appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Dec 1, 1960 Zenker, G.A. [1713], Cameroon K000350687 syntype
    Dec 1, 1960 Zenker, G.A. [1713], Cameroon K000350688 syntype
    Dec 1, 1960 Zenker, G.A. [1691], Cameroon K000350689 Unknown type material
    Zenker, G.A. [915], Cameroon K000350690

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 26: 68 (1898)

    Accepted by

    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
    • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Mildbr. in Notizbl. Bot. Gart. Berl. 9: 1052 (1926).
    • in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 26: 68 (1899)
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Sita, P. & Moutsambote, J.-M. (2005). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Congo, ed. sept. 2005: 1-158. ORSTOM, Centre de Brazzaville.
    • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 1: 1-114. ORSTOM, Bangui.

    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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