African Plant Database

Diospyros mespiliformis Hochst. ex A. DC.
Protologue : Prodr. (DC.) 8: 672 (1844) 
Information on the genus : Diospyros
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Diospyros bicolor Klotzsch (1861) non Winkl. (1864)
=Diospyros sabiensis Hiern (1911)
=Diospyros holtzii Gürke (1911) quoad typum solum
=Diospyros senegalensis Perr. ex A. DC. (1844)
=Diospyros kilimandscharica Gürke (1911)
=Diospyros ibo Gürke ex De Wild. (1926)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : perennial-Tree- Ht 2 - 25 m. Alt: 210 - 1300 m. Distribution: BOT, NAM, LP, MP, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. S. Africa 26: 62 (1963).
  • Ethnobotany of the Kwanyama Ovambos : 73 (1985).
  • Food plants of Zimbabwe : 98 (1986).
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see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under Fgui
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
carte afrique num 9498
Record n°9498
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