Diospyros Linnaeus 1753

Dicotyledoneae - Ericales - Ebenaceae

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1753. Species Plantarum 1-1200

Parent taxon: Ebenaceae according to M. Prasad 2008

See also Antal and Awasthi 1993, Berry 1914, Chandler 1962, Knowlton 1899, Knowlton 1919, Knowlton 1926, Lakhanpal et al. 1976, Liu et al. 1996, Mabberley 2000, MacGinitie 1941 and Srivastava 1991

Sister taxa: Austrodiospyros, Ebenacites, Ebenoxylon

Subtaxa: Diospyros alaskana Diospyros ambigua Diospyros amboyensis Diospyros anceps Diospyros andersonae Diospyros apiculata Diospyros brachysepala Diospyros celastroides Diospyros darwajensis Diospyros elliptica Diospyros embryopterisites Diospyros eminens Diospyros ficoidea Diospyros foliosa Diospyros haguei Diospyros headonensis Diospyros hexaphylla Diospyros judithae Diospyros kathgodamensis Diospyros koilabasensis Diospyros lamarensis Diospyros leei Diospyros lesquereuxi Diospyros microcalyx Diospyros microphylla Diospyros miocenicus Diospyros miokaki Diospyros nainitalensis Diospyros nebraskana Diospyros nitida Diospyros obtusata Diospyros palaeoebenum Diospyros palaeoeriantha Diospyros pretoposia Diospyros primaeva Diospyros prodromus Diospyros provecta Diospyros pseudoanceps Diospyros purniyagiriensis Diospyros raritanensis Diospyros retinervis Diospyros rotundifolia Diospyros rotundifolius Diospyros steenstrupi Diospyros stenosepala Diospyros vancouverensis Diospyros vera Diospyros virginiana Diospyros wilcoxiana

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Ecology: "photoautotroph"


• Quaternary of Australia (2 collections)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of the Congo-Kinshasa (1)

• Miocene to Pliocene of India (3), Nepal (1), Uganda (1)

• Miocene to Oligocene of United States (1: Montana)

• Miocene of Brazil (1), China (2), Germany (1), India (3), Nepal (1), Switzerland (1), United States (5: California, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, Washington)

• Oligocene to Miocene of Australia (3)

• Oligocene of France (1), Germany (1)

• Eocene of Canada (1: British Columbia), Japan (3), the United Kingdom (3), United States (6: California, Wyoming)

• Paleocene of United States (3: Montana, Wyoming)

• Cretaceous of Canada (1: British Columbia), the Russian Federation (1), United States (6: South Carolina, Wyoming)

Total: 52 collections including 66 occurrences

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