Diospyros L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 1057 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Cosmopolitan.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Alabama, Andaman Is., Angola, Argentina Northeast, Arkansas, Assam, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bismarck Archipelago, Bolivia, Borneo, Botswana, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Burkina, Burundi, Cabinda, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Caprivi Strip, Caroline Is., Central African Repu, Chad, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Connecticut, Costa Rica, Cuba, Delaware, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Florida, Free State, French Guiana, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Hainan, Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, Illinois, India, Indiana, Iowa, Iran, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jawa, Kansas, Kentucky, Kenya, Korea, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Leeward Is., Lesotho, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Louisiana, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Mali, Maluku, Manchuria, Maryland, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mississippi, Missouri, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New Jersey, New South Wales, New York, Nicaragua, Nicobar Is., Niger, Nigeria, Niue, North Carolina, North Caucasus, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pakistan, Panamá, Paraguay, Pennsylvania, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Rodrigues, Rwanda, Réunion, Samoa, Santa Cruz Is., Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Is., Somalia, South Carolina, Southwest Caribbean, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Suriname, Swaziland, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tennessee, Texas, Thailand, Tibet, Togo, Tonga, Transcaucasus, Trinidad-Tobago, Turkey, Uganda, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Vietnam, Virginia, Wallis-Futuna Is., West Himalaya, West Virginia, Western Australia, Windward Is., Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Albania, Baleares, Bermuda, Bulgaria, California, France, Greece, Italy, Palestine, Spain, St.Helena, Switzerland, Yugoslavia

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.
  • Wallnöfer, B. (2009). A revision of neotropical Diospyros (Ebenaceae): part 2. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien, B 110: 173-211.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (1996). Flora of China 15: 1-387. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • White in Bull. Jard. Bot. Brux. 26: 237—246 (1956).
  • —F.T.A. 3: 517

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 478 (1754).
  • Sp. Pl.: 1057 (1753)

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 3, (2006) Author: by I. Friis [updated by M. Thulin 2008]
  • White, in Bull. Jard. Bot. Nat. Belg. 58: 325–448 (1988).

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • L., Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 478 (1754)
  • sp Pl.: 1057 (1753)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jacobs, M. [5275], Malaysia 31302.000 No
Jacobs, M. [5220], Malaysia 32038.000 No
Richardson, I. [4051], Mauritius 39946.000 No
Jeffrey, C. [1144], Seychelles 40864.000 No
Richardson, I. [4171], Mauritius 50027.000 No
Richardson, I. [4159], Mauritius 50219.000 No
Richardson, I. [4013], Mauritius 50220.000 No
Richardson, I. [4015], Mauritius 50674.000 No
Richardson, I. [4168], Mauritius 50678.000 No
Richardson, I. [4055], Mauritius 51290.000 No
Harley, R.M. [27149], Brazil 55635.000 No
Harley, R.M. [27201], Brazil 55723.000 No
Pennington, R.T. [362], Guyana 58936.000 No
Harris, D.J. [2332], Central African Republic 60065.000 No
Sidyasa [PBU 504], Indonesia 63253.000 No
DuPuy, B. [MB 384], Madagascar 63556.000 No
Nooteboom, H.P. [5862], Indonesia 64427.000 No
Harley, R.M. [21130], Brazil 72703.000 No
Patel, H. [7157], Mozambique K000545128 No
Patel, H. [7182], Mozambique K000545145 No
Patel, H. [7210], Mozambique K000545171 No
Patel, H. [7221], Mozambique K000545182 No
s.coll. [Cat. no. 7535], India K001127455 Yes
Patel, H. [7156], Mozambique K000545127 No
Brenan, J.P.M. [9449], Cameroon Rhaphidanthe 3384.000 No
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 7461], Singapore Maba K001127363 Yes

Sources

  • Art and Illustrations in Digifolia

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    • Flora Zambesiaca
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  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
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    • The Malesian Key Group (2010) Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China (Version 2.0, 28 Jul 2010) The Nationaal Herbarium Nederland Leiden and The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
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