Genus:
Diospyros L.

Diospyros lotus L.

This species is accepted, and its native range is NE. & S. Central Turkey to Korea.

Native to:

Afghanistan, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Iran, Korea, Manchuria, Nepal, North Caucasus, Pakistan, Tadzhikistan, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Turkey, West Himalaya

Introduced into:

Albania, Baleares, Bulgaria, France, Greece, Italy, Japan, Spain, Switzerland, Yugoslavia

Diospyros lotus L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Wilson [429A] 36605.000
Wilson [429A] 37455.000
Betschneider 37473.000
Bretschneider [4] 39053.000

First published in Sp. Pl.: 1057 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
  • Dimopoulos, P., Raus, T., Bergmeier, E., Constantinidis, T., Iatrou, G., Kokkini, S., Strid, A., & Tzanoudakis, D. (2013). Vascular plants of Greece. An annotated checklist: 1-372. Botanic gardens and botanical museum Berlin-Dahlem, Berlin and Hellenic botanical society, Athens.
  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Litvinskaya, S.A. & Murtazaliev, R.A. (2013). Flora of the Northern Caucasus: An Atlas and Identification Book: 1-688. Fiton XXI.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (1996). Flora of China 15: 1-387. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. 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 2022. 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

  • Kew Science Photographs

    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

  • Wood Anatomy Microscope Slides

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