Diospyros lycioides Desf.

First published in Ann. Mus. Hist. Nat. 6: 448 (1805)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Kenya to Angola and S. Africa. It is a shrub or tree and grows primarily in the desert or dry shrubland biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Botswana, Cape Provinces, Caprivi Strip, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Swaziland, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.
  • Mannheimer, C.A. & Curtis, B.A. (eds.) (2009). Le Roux and Müller's field guide to the trees and shrubs of Namibia, rev. ed.: 1-525. Macmillan Education Namibia, Windhoek.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1972 Yalala, A.M. [405], Botswana K000511147 No
Jan 1, 1972 Lambrecht, F.L. [385], Botswana K000511148 No
Apr 1, 1961 Gay, J. [s.n.], South Africa K000350834 lectotype Yes
Owan, M. [1646], South Africa K000350835 Yes
Plant [s.n.], South Africa K000379567 Yes
Brown, R.C. [6733], Botswana K000511149 No
Brown, R.C. [6733], Botswana K000511150 No

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
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  • Kew Science Photographs

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