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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Small forest tree 18-40 ft. high
Morphology General Bark
Bark greenish-brown, smooth
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers borne in clusters on stem, mustard-yellow
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit yellow.

Native to:

Ivory Coast, Liberia, Sierra Leone

Diospyros cooperi (Hutch. & Dalziel) F.White appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1962 Aubréville [186], Ivory Coast K000042029
Cooper, G.P. [92], Liberia Maba cooperi K000042049 isotype
Cooper, G.P. [92], Liberia Maba cooperi K000042048 holotype

First published in Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 26: 243 (1956)

Accepted by

  • 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: 243 (1956).

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Kew Backbone Distributions
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