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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Nigeria to W. Central Tropical Africa.

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Small or medium-sizedForest tree 20-80 ft. high
Morphology Bole
Bole slightly fluted
Morphology General Bark
Bark dark brown, rough, scaling in large slabs
Morphology Trunk Slash
Slash black outside, pale pink or dull red inside with yellow inner edge
Morphology General Wood
Sapwood cream
Morphology Leaves
Leaves glaucous beneath
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers yellow.

Native to:

Cameroon, Gabon, Nigeria

Diospyros gracilescens Gürke appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Mar 1, 2006 Cheek, M. [11581], Cameroon K000339053
Mar 1, 2006 Gosline, G. [442], Cameroon K000339054
May 1, 2001 Gosline, G. [5], Cameroon K000108608
Jan 1, 1955 Mildbraed, G. W. J. [10595], Cameroon K000051612
Jan 1, 1955 Onochie, C.F.A. [FHI 32057], Cameroon K000051613
Jan 1, 1955 Onochie, C.F.A. [FHI 32056], Cameroon K000051614
Waterman, P.G. [851], Cameroon 38858.000
Thomas, D.W. [737], Cameroon 41203.000
Thomas, D.W. [737], Cameroon K000051600

First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 46: 155 (1911)

Accepted by

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

Flora of West Tropical Africa
Flora of West Tropical Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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