Diospyros chevalieri

Diospyros chevalieri


Ebenaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Upper Guinean Forest


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

De Wildeman


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

BJBB 48: 284


Vouchers

Jongkind 6920 (WAG); van Meer 193 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Often unbranched treelet of the rainforest with (sub)-opposite, leathery, ± glaucous leaves; blade up to 32 x 10 cm, with 7 – 9 pairs of laterals; petiole pubescent; venation ± scalariform, and a pair (or more) of dark glands near the base; underside of blade greyish with numerous dots. Fruits ovoid, with pronounced apical point, up to 4.5 x 2.5 cm, reddish-orange with dense long, orange hairs. Note that the leaves are (sub-)opposite!

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