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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Central Tropical Africa to NE. Angola.

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Forest shrub or tree up to 90 ft. high
Morphology Bole
Bole slightly fluted at base
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers white, fragrant.

Native to:

Angola, Cameroon, Congo, Gabon, Zaïre

Diospyros polystemon Gürke appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Sep 1, 2010 Cheek, M. [11906], Cameroon K000339057
Sep 1, 2010 Gosline, G. [419], Cameroon K000339056
Sep 1, 2010 Cheek, M. [11955], Cameroon K000339058

First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 43: 210 (1909)

Accepted by

  • Figueiredo, E. & Smith, G.F. (2008). Plants of Angola Strelitzia 22: 1-279. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • 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 Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 43: 210 (1909).

Flora of West Tropical Africa
Flora of West Tropical Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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