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This species is accepted, and its native range is New Guinea to SW. Pacific.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Fiji, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Niue, Samoa, Tonga, Vanuatu, Wallis-Futuna Is.

Diospyros samoensis A.Gray appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1970 Wilkes, C. [s.n.], Samoa K000792813 isotype
Wilkes, C. [s.n.], Samoa K000792812
Jan 1, 1992 Bernardi, L. [9961], New Caledonia Diospyros olen K000792729 isotype
Jan 1, 1992 Deplanche, E. [31], New Caledonia Diospyros olen K000792731 lectotype
Jan 1, 1992 Viellard, E. [2869], New Caledonia Diospyros olen K000792730

First published in Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 5: 326 (1861)

Accepted by

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

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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