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Taxon: Diospyros digyna Jacq.

 
Genus: Diospyros
Family: Ebenaceae
Nomen number: 14280
Place of publication: Pl. hort. schoenbr. 3:35, t. 313. 1798
Link to protologue:
Comment: see Taxon 54:1075-1079. 2005 for dating of this volume of Jacquin's work
Name Verified on: 07-Dec-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 30 (6 active, 6 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (fide F Panama; Pl Res SEAs 2:152-154. 1991)
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Correa, J. E. & H. Y. Bernal. 1992. Especies vegetales promisorias de los paises del Convenio Andres Bello. 7:114-161.
  3. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Diospyros+digyna&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  4. Gómez-Pompa, A. & V. Sosa, eds. 1978-. Flora de Veracruz.
  5. IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  6. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  7. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  8. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  9. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  10. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946-1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  11. Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 2:152-154.
  12. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943-1980. Flora of Panama.

Check other web resources for Diospyros digyna Jacq. :

  • New World Fruits Database: Online database from Bioversity International
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=14280. Accessed 8 December 2019.