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This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. Nigeria to W. Central Tropical Africa.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Shrub or small forest tree up to 30 ft. high
Morphology General Bark
Bark black
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers borne on older branchlets and main stem in clusters of up to 30 or more, corolla white
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruiting calyx deep purple.

Native to:

Cameroon, Congo, Gabon, Nigeria, Zaïre

Diospyros preussii Gürke appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Sep 1, 2002 Gosline, G. [129], Cameroon K000008117
Sep 1, 2002 Gosline, G. [130], Cameroon K000008118
Jun 1, 2001 Lane, P. [396], Cameroon K000086739
May 1, 2001 Lane, P. [279], Cameroon K000086726
May 1, 2001 Cheek, M. [10168], Cameroon K000108591
May 1, 2001 Gosline, G. [2], Cameroon K000108612
Jan 1, 1995 Sunderland, T.C.H. [1292], Cameroon K000086723
Jan 1, 1995 Khayota, B. [588], Cameroon K000086731
Jan 1, 1995 Akogo, M. [117], Cameroon K000086732
Jan 1, 1995 Sunderland, T.C.H. [1101], Cameroon K000086724
Jan 1, 1995 Watts, J. [253], Cameroon K000086721
Jan 1, 1995 Cheek, M. [5022], Cameroon K000086725
Jan 1, 1995 Ndam, N. [485], Cameroon K000086735
Jan 1, 1995 Hunt, L. V. [1], Cameroon K000086733
Jan 1, 1995 Ndam, N. [483], Cameroon K000086722
Jan 1, 1995 Sunderland, T.C.H. [1382], Cameroon K000086727
Jan 1, 1995 Cable, S. [1371], Cameroon K000086738
Jan 1, 1995 Watts, J. [275], Cameroon K000086729
Jan 1, 1995 Cable, S. [1426], Cameroon K000086730
Jan 1, 1995 Groves, M. [247], Cameroon K000108605
Jan 1, 1995 Watts, J. [292], Cameroon K000086734
Jan 1, 1995 Watts, J. [701], Cameroon K000086728
Jan 1, 1995 Wheatley, J.I. [254], Cameroon K000086737
Jan 1, 1993 Jaff, B. [219], Cameroon K000086736
Aug 1, 1961 Adebusuyi, E. [FHI 44008], Cameroon K000051619
Dec 1, 1960 Le Testu, M. [2298], Gabon K000350691
Jan 1, 1957 Binuyo, A. [FHI 35548], Cameroon K000051617
Mar 1, 1955 Dundas, J. [FHI 8405], Cameroon K000051622
Mar 1, 1955 Dundas, J. [FHI 8405], Cameroon K000051621
Jan 1, 1955 Brenan, J.P.M. [9415], Cameroon K000051620
Jan 1, 1955 Olorunfemi, J. [FHI 30575], Cameroon K000051615
Jan 1, 1955 Brenan, J.P.M. [9415], Cameroon K000051624
Jan 1, 1955 Olorunfemi, J. [FHI 30575], Cameroon K000051616
Brenan, J.P.M. [9415], Cameroon 14615.000
Thomas, D.W. [360], Cameroon 43520.000
Zenker, G.A. [4462], Cameroon K000350665
Thomas, D.W. [360], Cameroon K000051618
Zenker, G.A. [4485], Cameroon K000350692
Zenker, G.A. [2993], Cameroon K000350664
Zenker, G.A. [4945], Cameroon K000350666
Thomas, D.W. [2249], Cameroon K000051623
Thomas, D.W. [7566], Cameroon K000051663

First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 14: 313 (1891)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 14: 313 (1892)
  • in Engl. Bot. Jahrb. 26: 71 (1899)

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