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Taxon: Diospyros texana Scheele

 
Genus: Diospyros
Family: Ebenaceae
Nomen number: 14325
Place of publication: Linnaea 22:145. 1849
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Jun-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 26-Feb-1997
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Davis (DAV)
Accessions: 10 (2 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • black persimmon  (Source: Trees US) - English
  • Mexican persimmon  (Source: Trees US) - English
  • Texas persimmon  (Source: Trees US) - English
  • chapote  (Source: Trees US) - Spanish

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: potential as fruit; potential as fruit

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chihuahua (e.), Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, Tamaulipas]


References:

  1. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  2. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  3. Johnston, M. C. 1988. The vascular plants of Texas
  4. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  5. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  6. Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)
  7. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  8. Meyer, F. G. et al. 1994. A catalog of cultivated woody plants of the southeastern United States. 1994 (L CultWPl SE US) 65.
  9. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  10. Wallnöfer, B. 2011. A revision of neotropical Diospyros (Ebenaceae): part 4 Ann. Naturhist. Mus. Wien 112:181-220.

Check other web resources for Diospyros texana Scheele :

  • 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:
  • 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=14325. Accessed 24 October 2018.