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Taxon: Diospyros virginiana L.

 
Genus: Diospyros
Family: Ebenaceae
Nomen number: 14329
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1057. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 06-Jun-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 06-Jun-1995
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Davis (DAV)
Accessions: 55 (36 active, 9 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Human food:
  • Materials:
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut (s.), Indiana, New Jersey, New York (s.e.), Pennsylvania, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa (s.e.), Kansas (e.), Missouri, Nebraska (s.e.), Oklahoma (http://www.biosurvey.ou.edu/shrub/divi5.htm)]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Ebenaceae&GenusID=Diospyros&SpeciesID=virginiana), Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]


    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. Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  3. Clark, R. C. 1971. The woody plants of Alabama Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 58:227.
  4. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  5. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  6. Jones, G. N. & G. D. Fuller Vascular plants of Illinois. (F IllJones)
  7. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  8. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  9. Little, E. L., Jr. Important forest trees of the United States. 1978 (AH 519)
  10. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  11. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  12. Meyer, F. G. et al. A catalog of cultivated woody plants of the southeastern United States. 1994 (L CultWPl SE US)
  13. Mohr, C. 1901. Plant life of Alabama Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 6:664.
  14. Ondrasek, I. et al. 2005. Evaluation of frost hardiness in some cultivars of Diospyros spp. by artificial freezing Acta Hort. 685:113-118.
  15. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  16. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  17. Roehm, K. & M. D. Moran 2013. Is the coyote (Canis latrans) a potential seed disperseer for the American persimmon (Diospyros virginiana)? Amer. Midl. Naturalist 169:416-421.
  18. Uphof, J. C. T. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. (Dict Econ Pl)

Check other web resources for Diospyros virginiana L. :

  • 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.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=14329. Accessed 19 December 2018.