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Taxon: Diospyros blancoi A. DC.

 
Genus: Diospyros
Family: Ebenaceae
Nomen number: 313076
Place of publication: Prodr. 8:237. 1844
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 07-Dec-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 22 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • mabola-tree  (Source: F Ceylon) - English
  • velvet persimmon  (Source: Baileya) - English
  • velvet-apple  (Source: F Ceylon) - English
  • mabolo  (Source: Baileya) - Filipino
  • pommier velours  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French
  • pécego-de-Índia  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Portuguese
  • camagón  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • mabolo  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish
  • yi se shi  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit; fruit (as D. discolor)
  • Materials: wood (as D. philippensis)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Philippines


    Cultivated (widely cult. in tropics)

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. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Gabon. (F Gabon)
  3. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  4. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  5. Howard, R. A. 1971. The correct name of the mabolo or velvet persimmon (Baileya) 18:26.
  6. Lemmens, R. H. M. J. et al., eds. 1995. Timber trees: minor commercial timbers (Pl Res SEAs) 5(2):190.
  7. Merrill, E. D. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants. (F Philipp)
  8. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  9. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  10. Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts (Pl Res SEAs) 2:151.
  11. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F Panama)
  12. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Diospyros blancoi A. DC. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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=313076. Accessed 15 November 2018.