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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Central Tropical Africa to NE. Angola.

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    Forest shrub or tree up to 90 ft. high
    Bole
    Bole slightly fluted at base
    Flowers
    Flowers white, fragrant.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Cameroon, Congo, Gabon, Zaïre

    Diospyros polystemon Gürke appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Sep 1, 2010 Cheek, M. [11906], Cameroon K000339057
    Sep 1, 2010 Cheek, M. [11955], Cameroon K000339058
    Sep 1, 2010 Gosline, G. [419], Cameroon K000339056

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 43: 210 (1909)

    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.
    • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 43: 210 (1909).

    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/
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