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This species is accepted, and its native range is Central Malesia to W. Pacific.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Caroline Is., Fiji, Maluku, New Guinea, Niue, Samoa, Solomon Is., Sulawesi, Tonga, Wallis-Futuna Is.

Diospyros foliosa (Rich. ex A.Gray) Bakh. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
s.coll. [Cat. no. 4143], India K001038237
Christophersen, E. [3310], Samoa Diospyros ellipticifolia var. iridea K000792816 Unknown type material
Christophersen, E. [3404], Samoa Diospyros ferrea var. savaiiensis K000792814 syntype

First published in Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg, sér. 3, 15: 447 (1941)

Accepted by

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

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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Wood Anatomy Microscope Slides
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