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Diospyros - Persimmon

Diospyros

by Angela Steward & Steven D. Glenn
Not peer reviewed
Last modified: 02/01/2013

Nomenclature

Diospyros L., Sp. Pl. 1057. 1753. Gen. Pl. 478. 1754. Guaiacana Duhamel, Traité Arbr. Arbust. 1: 283. 1755, nom. illeg. (Art. 52.1). LECTOTYPE: Diospyros lotus L., designated by Britton & Brown (1913).

Persimon Raf., Sylva Tellur. 164. 1838. TYPE: Persimon virginiana (L.) Raf. ex. B.D. Jacks., Index. Kew. 2: 474. 1894. (=Diospyros virginiana L.).

List of Diospyros Species

References

References to Diospyros

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