Diospyros stricta ?

Diospyros stricta Roxb., Fl. Ind. ed. 1832 2: 539 1832. (syn: Diospyros orixensis Wight ex Hiern, nom. illeg.); . Bangladesh as per POWO; . MS, Feb., 2021/02 Diospyros sp. (stricta) ? for id 3 images. Location : Hmunpui, Mizoram Date : 23-07-2015 Habit : Medium sized tree Habitat : Wild What are the keys? May be […]

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Diospyros ferrea ?

Diospyros ferrea ? . ANSEPT08/08 Diospyros (?) sp. for identification : 6 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (5) Family: Ebenaceae Date: 30th August 2015 Place: Agumbe, Karnataka Habit: Short tree Diospyros species in eFloraofindia (with details/ keys from published papers/ regional floras/ FRLHT/ FOI/ Biotik/ efloras/ books etc., where ever available on net)  interesting rainforest tree […]

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Diospyros lotus ?

Diospyros lotus ?; . Tree for Id from Kullu- NS 2012 : 9 images. 4 posts by 2 authors. This medium-sized tree with edible fruits was shot from Kullu last year… is this Diospyros virginiana.. the fruit size was approx. 5-7 cm across with persistent calyx, turning dark brown on maturity.. leaves undulate.. flowering was […]

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Diospyros neilgerrensis

Diospyros neilgerrensis (Wight) Kosterm., Ceylon J. Sci., Biol. Sci. 12: 106 1977. (syn: Diospyros ferrea var. neilgerrensis (Wight) Bakh.; Maba neilgerrensis Wight); . S.India as per POWO; . ANAPR22 Diospyros vera (Lour.) A.Chev. (syn. Diospyros angustifolia (Miq.) Kosterm.) : 5 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (8) Family: Ebenaceae Date: 5th April 2015 Place: Agumbe, Karnataka Habit: Short tree Accepted name is Diospyros ferrea […]

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Diospyros ovalifolia

Diospyros ovalifolia Wight, Icon. Pl. Ind. Orient. 4: t. 1227 1848.; . S. India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh as per WCSP; . Habit- Trees up to 12 m tall. Branches and Branchlets- Young branches terete, sparse adpressed hairy. Leaves- Leaves simple, alternate, distichous; petiole 0.5-1.0 cm long, canaliculate, glabrous; lamina 5-13 x 1.5-5 cm, usually narrow […]

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Diospyros lotus

Diospyros lotus L., Sp. Pl. 1057 1753. (syn: Dactylus trapezuntinus Forssk.; Diospyros calycina Dippel; Diospyros lotus f. ellipsoidea Makino; Diospyros lotus f. globosa Makino; Diospyros lotus f. longifolia Z.Y.Zhang; Diospyros lotus var. lotus ; Diospyros lotus var. mollissima C.Y.Wu; Diospyros lotus f. ovoidea Makino; Diospyros mediterranea Oken; Diospyros microcarpa Siebold; Diospyros umlovok Griff.); . Diospyros […]

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Diospyros saldanhae

Diospyros saldanhae Kosterm., J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 74: 326 1977. ; Images by Dinesh Valke, Indentified by (Inserted by J.M.Garg)     Habit- Trees up to 10 m tall. Trunk & Bark- Bark black, smooth; blaze pale red. Branches and Branchlets- Branchlets densely long (to 0.25 cm) hairy. Leaves- Leaves simple, alternate, distichous; petiole 0.2-0.4 […]

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Diospyros oocarpa

Diospyros oocarpa Thwaites, Enum. Pl. Zeyl. 180 1860. ;   dy-oh-SPY-ros or dy-oh-SPEE-ros — wheat (fruit) of the gods … Dave’s Botanary oo-oh-KAR-puh — egg-shaped fruit … Dave’s Botanary commonly known as: Andamans marblewood, egg-fruited ebony, zebrawood • Malayalam: കരിങ്കാളി karinkaali, കരുങ്ങാലി karungngaali • Tamil: வெள்ளைக்கருங்காலி vellai-k-karunkali Native to: India, Sri Lanka Habit- Trees up […]

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Diospyros virginiana (USA)

Diospyros virginiana L., Sp. Pl. 1057 1753. (Syn: Diospyros angustifolia Audib. ex Spach; Diospyros calycina Audib. ex Spach; Diospyros caroliniana Muhl. ex Raf.; Diospyros ciliata Raf.; Diospyros concolor Moench; Diospyros digyna Loudon; Diospyros distyla K.Koch; Diospyros fertilis Loudon; Diospyros guaiacana C.C.Robin; Diospyros intermedia Loudon; Diospyros lucida Loudon; Diospyros mosieri Small; Diospyros persimon Wikstr.; Diospyros pubescens […]

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Diospyros lanceifolia

Diospyros lanceifolia Roxb., Fl. Ind. ed. 1832 2: 537 1832. (syn: Diospyros amoena Wall. ex G.Don; Diospyros hirsuta Hiern; Diospyros lonchophylla Hiern; Diospyros pachyphylla C.B.Clarke; Diospyros sabtanense Merr.); . Nepal to Philippines: Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, India, Malaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Sumatera, Thailand as per POWO; . Fwd: Regarding identification of a plant under Annonaceae : 5 posts by […]

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Diospyros sylvatica

Diospyros sylvatica Roxb., Pl. Coromandel 1: 38 1795.; . Malayalam Karimaram, Manjathuvara Others Karimaram . Dioecious trees, to 18 m high, bark 3 mm thick, dull grey to black, thin; blaze yellow; branchlets puberulous. Leaves simple, alternate, estipulate; petiole 5-10 mm long, slender, glabrous; lamina 5-15 x 2-5 cm, elliptic, ovate, elliptic-oblong or elliptic-obovate, base […]

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Diospyros racemosa

Diospyros racemosa Roxb., Fl. Ind. ed. 1832 2: 536 1832. (Syn: Diospyros foveoreticulata Merr.; Diospyros incisa Buch.-Ham. ex Wall. [Invalid]; Diospyros toposia Buch.-Ham.; Diospyros toposia var. toposioides (King & Gamble) Phengklai; Diospyros toposioides King & Gamble; Embryopteris racemosa (Roxb.) G.Don);   Dioecious trees, to 20 m high, bark 5 m thick, greyish-brown, rather smooth, hardly […]

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Diospyros ebenum

IUCN Red List Status: Data Deficient (DD) . Diospyros ebenum J.König ex Retz., Physiogr. Sälsk. Handl. 1: 176 1781. (Syn: Diospyros assimilis Bedd.; Diospyros ebenaster Retz.; Diospyros glaberrima Rottler; Diospyros laurifolia A.Rich.; Diospyros melanoxylon Willd. [Illegitimate]; Diospyros membranacea A.DC.; Diospyros reticulata var. timoriana A.DC.; Diospyros timoriana (A.DC.) Miq.); . S. India, Sri Lanka, Andaman and […]

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Diospyros crumenata

IUCN Red List Status: Endangered (EN) Diospyros crumenata Thwaites, Enum. Pl. Zeyl. 179 1860.; Image by Pranay Rao    Malayalam: Karimaram  Kannada: Thumri   Evergreen dioecious trees, to 25 m high, bark 4 mm thick, black, thin scaly with small depression, blaze creamy yellow turning to brown on exposure; branchlets glabrous. Leaves simple, alternate, estipulate; petiole 7-13 […]

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Diospyros discolor (Introduced)

Diospyros discolor Willd., Sp. Pl. 4: 1108 1806. (syn: Cavanillea mabolo (Roxb. ex Lindl.) Hiern [Illegitimate]; Cavanillea philippensis Desr.; Cavanillea philippinensis Desr.; Diospyros blancoi A.DC.; Diospyros durionoides Bakh.; Diospyros malacapai A.DC.; Diospyros merrillii Elmer; Diospyros philippensis (Desr.) Gürke [Illegitimate]; Diospyros utilis Hemsl.; Embryopteris discolor G.Don; Mabola edulis Raf.); . E. & S. Taiwan to E. […]

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Diospyros species ?

    at Tiwai Hill plateau, near Chas-kaman dam- Feb’09?; Plant 2 – indiantreepix | Google Groups .. From literautres I am finding it near to Bistendu i.e. D.montana as fruits are not eaten .. CG2010-3 – efloraofindia | Google Groups          

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Diospyros paniculata

IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU) Diospyros paniculata Dalzell, Hooker’s J. Bot. Kew Gard. Misc. 4: 109 1852.; dy-oh-SPY-ros or dy-oh-SPEE-ros — wheat (fruit) of the godspan-ick-yoo-LAY-tuh or pan-ick-yoo-LAH-tuh — referring to the flower clusters (panicles) commonly known as: panicle-flowered ebony • Kannada: ಕರೆ ಮರ kare mara • Malayalam: ഇല്ലെകട്ട illekatta, കാരി kari, കരിവെള്ള karivella […]

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Diospyros montana ?

Diospyros montana Roxb. (Syn: Diospyros cordifolia Roxb.; Diospyros montana var. cordifolia (Roxb.) Hiern ….) ?; . Quarrelsome tree, Jagala ganti mara, Nila viruksha, Kare mara,  Kari, Kari maram; .. Tamal of Brindaban : ID Please : 12 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (2) About two years back we had long discussion on “Tamala“. Ayurvedacharya Shibkali Bhattacharya says Tamala […]

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Diospyros montana

Diospyros montana Roxb., Pl. Coromandel 1: 37 1795. (Syn: Diospyros auriculata Wight ex Hiern; Diospyros bracteata Roxb.; Diospyros calcarea Fletcher; Diospyros calycina Bedd.; Diospyros cordifolia Roxb.; Diospyros dioica Span.; Diospyros glauca Rottler; Diospyros goindu Dalzell; Diospyros heterophylla Wall. ex G.Don; Diospyros humilis Bourd.; Diospyros kanjilalii Duthie; Diospyros microcarpa Span.; Diospyros montana f. cordifolia (Roxb.) Hiern; […]

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