1. Family: Ebenaceae Gürke
    1. Genus: Diospyros L.
      1. Diospyros preussii 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
    Shrub or small forest tree up to 30 ft. high
    Bark
    Bark black
    Flowers
    Flowers borne on older branchlets and main stem in clusters of up to 30 or more, corolla white
    Fruits
    Fruiting calyx deep purple.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Congo, Gabon, Nigeria, Zaïre

    Diospyros preussii Gürke appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Sep 1, 2002 Gosline, G. [129], Cameroon K000008117
    Sep 1, 2002 Gosline, G. [130], Cameroon K000008118
    Jun 1, 2001 Lane, P. [396], Cameroon K000086739
    May 1, 2001 Lane, P. [279], Cameroon K000086726
    May 1, 2001 Cheek, M. [10168], Cameroon K000108591
    May 1, 2001 Gosline, G. [2], Cameroon K000108612
    Jan 1, 1995 Cheek, M. [5022], Cameroon K000086725
    Jan 1, 1995 Wheatley, J.I. [254], Cameroon K000086737
    Jan 1, 1995 Cable, S. [1426], Cameroon K000086730
    Jan 1, 1995 Cable, S. [1371], Cameroon K000086738
    Jan 1, 1995 Groves, M. [247], Cameroon K000108605
    Jan 1, 1995 Sunderland, T.C.H. [1292], Cameroon K000086723
    Jan 1, 1995 Sunderland, T.C.H. [1101], Cameroon K000086724
    Jan 1, 1995 Sunderland, T.C.H. [1382], Cameroon K000086727
    Jan 1, 1995 Watts, J. [253], Cameroon K000086721
    Jan 1, 1995 Watts, J. [701], Cameroon K000086728
    Jan 1, 1995 Watts, J. [275], Cameroon K000086729
    Jan 1, 1995 Watts, J. [292], Cameroon K000086734
    Jan 1, 1995 Khayota, B. [588], Cameroon K000086731
    Jan 1, 1995 Ndam, N. [483], Cameroon K000086722
    Jan 1, 1995 Ndam, N. [485], Cameroon K000086735
    Jan 1, 1995 Akogo, M. [117], Cameroon K000086732
    Jan 1, 1995 Hunt, L. V. [1], Cameroon K000086733
    Jan 1, 1993 Jaff, B. [219], Cameroon K000086736
    Aug 1, 1961 Adebusuyi, E. [FHI 44008], Cameroon K000051619
    Dec 1, 1960 Le Testu, M. [2298], Gabon K000350691
    Jan 1, 1957 Binuyo, A. [FHI 35548], Cameroon K000051617
    Mar 1, 1955 Dundas, J. [FHI 8405], Cameroon K000051621
    Mar 1, 1955 Dundas, J. [FHI 8405], Cameroon K000051622
    Jan 1, 1955 Olorunfemi, J. [FHI 30575], Cameroon K000051615
    Jan 1, 1955 Olorunfemi, J. [FHI 30575], Cameroon K000051616
    Jan 1, 1955 Brenan, J.P.M. [9415], Cameroon K000051620
    Jan 1, 1955 Brenan, J.P.M. [9415], Cameroon K000051624
    Brenan, J.P.M. [9415], Cameroon 14615.000
    Thomas, D.W. [360], Cameroon 43520.000
    Thomas, D.W. [360], Cameroon K000051618
    Thomas, D.W. [2249], Cameroon K000051623
    Thomas, D.W. [7566], Cameroon K000051663
    Zenker, G.A. [2993], Cameroon K000350664
    Zenker, G.A. [4462], Cameroon K000350665
    Zenker, G.A. [4945], Cameroon K000350666
    Zenker, G.A. [4485], Cameroon K000350692

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 14: 313 (1891)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 26: 71 (1899)
    • in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 14: 313 (1892)

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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