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This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to Cameroon.

[FWTA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Forest shrub or treelet up to 15 ft. high
Morphology General Bark
Bark black
Morphology Trunk Slash
Slash black outside, pale orange-brown inside
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers cream
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit dark red, turning black, calyx green.

Native to:

Benin, Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Nigeria

Diospyros soubreana F.White appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Keay, R.W.J. [22547], Nigeria 11778.000

First published in Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 26: 288 (1956)

Accepted by

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.
  • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • in Bull. Jard. Bot. Brux. 26: 288, tt. 76 M-R, 77 E-F (1956).

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
  • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.

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