Diospyros

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Contains 3 accepted taxa overall.

Family:EBENACEAE
Common Name:DIOSPYROS
Specimen: View USF Herbarium specimens of this genus

Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order ERICALES
FamilyEBENACEAE
Genus Diospyros

Citation

Citation DIOSPYROS Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1057. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Diospyros lotus Linnaeus Lectotypified by Britton & A. Brown, Ill. Fl. N. U.S., ed. 2. 2: 720. 1913.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species

Scientific NameCommon NameHerbarium SpecimensPhotos
Diospyros ebenum EBONY
Diospyros maritima MALAYSIAN PERSIMMON
Diospyros virginiana COMMON PERSIMMON

Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Brayodendron Brayodendron Small, Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 28: 356. 1901. TYPE: Brayodendron texanum (Scheele) Small (Diospyros texana Scheele)
Cargillia Cargillia R. Brown, Prodr. 526. 1810. TYPE: Non designatus.
Cavanillea Cavanillea Desrousseaux, in Lamarck, Encycl. 3: 663. 1792, non Medikus 1787. TYPE: Cavanillea philippinensis Desrousseaux = Mabola Rafinesque 1838.
Dactylus Dactylus Forsskal, Fl. Aegypt.-Arab. xxxvi. 1775, non Dactylis Linnaeus 1753. TYPE: Dactylus trapezuntia Forsskal
Ebenoxylum Ebenoxylum Loureiro, Fl. Cochinch. 599, 613. 1790. TYPE: Ebenoxylum verum Loureiro
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