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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.
Accessions: 57 (38 active, 6 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

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]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature
  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). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Diospyros+virginiana&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  5. IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  6. Jones, G. N. & G. D. Fuller. 1955. Vascular plants of Illinois.
  7. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  8. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
  9. Little, E. L., Jr. 1978. Important forest trees of the United States
  10. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  11. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  12. Meyer, F. G. et al. 1994. A catalog of cultivated woody plants of the southeastern United States
  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. Note: it examined hybrid of Diospyros virginiana × D. kaki
  15. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  16. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  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. 1968. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2.
  19. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). URL: https://herbarium.utk.edu/vascular/vascular-database.php?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Ebenaceae&GenusID=Diospyros&SpeciesID=virginiana target='_blank'
  20. 2018. Oklahoma vascular plant database

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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=14329. Accessed 20 July 2019.