Genus:
Diospyros L.

Diospyros kaki L.f.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Assam to Central & S. China and Vietnam, Taiwan.

Native to:

Assam, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Hainan, Taiwan, Vietnam

Introduced into:

Bangladesh, Bulgaria, Japan, Korea, Nansei-shoto, Philippines, Queensland, Transcaucasus

Diospyros kaki L.f. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Dec 1, 1970 Tsang, W.T. [20197], Guangdong K000792350
16625.000
22087.000
Feb 1, 1971 Kurz, S. [1008], Burma Diospyros roxburghii K000792300

First published in Suppl. Pl.: 439 (1782)

Accepted by

  • Berendsohn, W.G., Gruber, A.K. & Monterrosa Salomón, J. (2009). Nova silva cusatlantica. Árboles nativos e introduciados de El Salvador. Parte 1: Angiospermae - Familias A a L Englera 29-1: 1-438.
  • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.
  • Jessup, L.W. (2014). A taxonomic revision of Diospyros L. (Ebenaceae) in Australia Austrobaileya 9: 155-197.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (1996). Flora of China 15: 1-387. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Delipavlov, D. & Cheshmedzhiev, I. (eds.) (2011). Opredelitel na rasteniiata v Bulgariia: 1-590. Akad. Isd. Agrar. Univers. Plovdiv.
  • Jessup, L.W. (2014). A taxonomic revision of Diospyros L. (Ebenaceae) in Australia Austrobaileya 9: 155-197.
  • Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) (2012). Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) Konspekt Flora Kavkaza 3(2): 1-623. Editio Universitatis Petropolitanae.

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