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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. Last Changed: 28-Jan-2007
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Davis (DAV)
Accessions: 948 (161 active, 78 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Other conspecific taxa:

Synonyms:

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, Fujian, Gansu, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Henan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Shandong, Shanxi, Sichuan, Yunnan, Zhejiang]
    • 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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  2. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  3. Choi, Y. A. et al. 2002. Multi-color genomic in situ hybridization identifies parental chromosome in somatic hybrids of Diospyros kaki and D. glandulosa (HortScience) 37:184-186.
  4. Choi, Y. A. et al. 2003. Genomic in situ hybridization between persimmon (Diospyros kaki) and several wild species of Diospyros J. Jap. Soc. Hort. Sci. 72:385-388.
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
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  8. Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F Japan)
  9. Jayaraman, U. 1996. Economic importance of the genus Diospyros L. (Ebenaceae) in India Indian Forester 122:1040.
  10. Jing, Z. et al. 2013. Genetic diversity and relationships between and within persimmon (Diospyros L.) wild species and cultivated varieties by SRAP markers Pl. Syst. Evol. 299:1485-1492.
  11. Kress, W. J. et al. A checklist of the trees, shrubs, herbs, and climbers of Myanmar. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 45. 2003 (L Myanmar)
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  18. Mun-Chan, B. et al. 1986. A checklist of the Korean cultivated plants (Kulturpflanze) 34:96.
  19. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
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  22. Terrell, E. E. et al. Agric. Handb. no. 505. 1986 (AH 505)
  23. Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts (Pl Res SEAs) 2:154.
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  25. Yonemori, K. et al. 2008. Sequence analyses of the ITS regions and the matK gene for determining phylogenetic relationships pf Diospyros kaki (persimmon) with other wild Diospyros (Ebenaceae) species Tree Genet. Genomes 4:149-158.
  26. Yonemori, K. et al. 2008. Phylogeny and cultivar development of Diospyros kaki: a survey based on molecular analyses Advances Hort. Sci. 22:261-268.

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=14293. Accessed 18 November 2018.