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Taxon: Diospyros kaki Thunb.

 
Genus: Diospyros
Family: Ebenaceae
Nomen number: 14293
Place of publication: Nova Acta Regiae Soc. Sci. Upsal. 3:208. 1780
Link to protologue:
Comment: non Diospyros kaki L. f. (1781)
Name Verified on: 06-Jun-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 949 (163 active, 56 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Other conspecific taxa:

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Human food: sugar
  • Materials:
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Pl Res SEAs 2:154. 1991)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Anhui Sheng, Zhejiang Sheng, Fujian Sheng, Henan Sheng, Hunan Sheng, Hubei Sheng, Gansu Sheng, Jiangxi Sheng, Jiangsu Sheng, Guangdong Sheng, Guizhou Sheng, Shanxi Sheng, Shandong Sheng, Sichuan Sheng, Yunnan Sheng, Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu, Hainan Sheng]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar


    Cultivated



    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Israel
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDO-CHINA: Thailand
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia

    Europe
    • Europe

    Northern America
    • United States

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil


    Naturalized

    Asia-Temperate
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan


References:

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Check other web resources for Diospyros kaki Thunb. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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=14293. Accessed 23 August 2019.