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This species is accepted, and its native range is Brazil (S. Piauí to NE. Goiás).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil West-Central

Diospyros ovalis Hiern appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Nov 27, 1998 Gardner [2813], Brazil K000644381 lectotype
Nov 11, 1998 Gardner [2813], Brazil K000644380 isotype

First published in Trans. Cambridge Philos. Soc. 12: 248 (1873)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.
  • Wallnöfer, B. (2018). A revision of neotropical Diospyros (Ebenaceae): part 11 Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien, B 120: 145-226.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Wallnöfer, B. (2018). A revision of neotropical Diospyros (Ebenaceae): part 11 Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien, B 120: 145-226.

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

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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 2021. 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