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Diospyros Linnaeus. Persimmon.

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A genus of 500-600 species, trees and shrubs, of tropical and subtropical regions (with very few exceptions). The genus includes a variety of tropical trees called ebony in the wood trade.

Ref: Eckenwalder (2009) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2009); Spongberg (1977); Wallnöfer In Kubitzki et al. (2004). Show full citations.

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image of plant© Alan Cressler: Diospyros texana, Sabinal Canyon, Lost Maples State Natural Area, Bandera County, Texas 1 by Alan Cressler | Diospyros texana source | Original Image ⭷


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