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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. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Davis (DAV)
Accessions: 30 (6 active, 8 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 Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Correa, J. E. & H. Y. Bernal 1992. Especies vegetales promisorias de los paises del Convenio Andres Bello. (Esp Veg Prom) 7:114-161.
  3. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  4. Gómez-Pompa, A. & V. Sosa, eds. Flora de Veracruz. (F Veracruz)
  5. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  6. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  7. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  8. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  9. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  10. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  11. Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts (Pl Res SEAs) 2:152-154.
  12. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=14280. Accessed 15 November 2018.