Genus:
Diospyros L.

Diospyros melocarpa F.White

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

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Forest tree 20-30 (-90) ft. high
Morphology Trunk Slash
Slash green then black outside, brown and dry inside
Morphology General Wood
Sapwood white, hard
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers yellowish
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit yellow.

Native to:

Cameroon, Congo, Gabon, Gulf of Guinea Is., Nigeria, Zaïre

Diospyros melocarpa F.White appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 33: 347 (1963)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.
  • Lejoy, J., Ndjele, M.-B. & Geerinck, D. (2010). Catalogue-flore des plantes vasculaires des districts de Kisangani et de la Tshopo (RD Congo) Taxonomania. Revue de Taxonomie et de Nomenclature Botaniques 30: 1-307.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • in Bull. Jard. Bot. Brux. 33: ined. (1963).

  • Flora of West Tropical Africa

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

  • 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