1. Family: Ebenaceae Gürke
    1. Genus: Diospyros L.
      1. Diospyros viridicans Hiern

        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
    Small or medium-sizedForest tree 25-60 ft. high
    Bole
    Bole tall, straight
    Bark
    Bark black, smooth at first, becoming scaly
    Fruits
    Fruit yellow at first, turning red, then black.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cabinda, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Zaïre

    Diospyros viridicans Hiern appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 1986 Thomas, D.W. [5714], Cameroon K000051647
    Jan 1, 1986 Nemba, J. [68], Cameroon K000051648
    Jan 1, 1969 Gartlan, J.S. [4], Cameroon K000051634
    Dec 1, 1960 Gossweiler, J. [6955], Angola K000350683 isotype
    Jan 1, 1960 Maitland, T.D. [768], Cameroon K000051633
    Gartlan, J.S. [4], Cameroon 6049.044
    Gartlan, J. [31], Cameroon 7339.000

    First published in J. Bot. 59: 129 (1921)

    Accepted by

    • 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 J. Bot. 59: 129 (1921).
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • 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