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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to Cameroon.

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    Forest shrub or treelet up to 15 ft. high
    Bark
    Bark black
    Slash
    Slash black outside, pale orange-brown inside
    Flowers
    Flowers cream
    Fruits
    Fruit dark red, turning black, calyx green.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Benin, Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria

    Diospyros soubreana F.White appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Keay, R.W.J. [22547], Nigeria 11778.000

    First published in Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 26: 288 (1956)

    Accepted by

    • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
    • 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. 26: 288, tt. 76 M-R, 77 E-F (1956).
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
    • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    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