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Taxon: Diospyros texana Scheele

Genus: Diospyros
Family: Ebenaceae.
Nomen number: 14325
Place of publication: Linnaea 22:145. 1849
Name verified on: 06-Jun-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 26-Feb-1997
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Davis (DAV).
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • black persimmon   (Source: Trees US ) – English
  • Mexican persimmon   (Source: Trees US ) – English
  • Texas persimmon   (Source: Trees US ) – English
  • chapote   (Source: Trees US ) – Spanish
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Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)

References:

  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas.
  • IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  • Johnston, M. C. 1988. The vascular plants of Texas.
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  • Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption.
  • Little, E. L., Jr. 1979. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2.
  • Meyer, F. G. et al. 1994. A catalog of cultivated woody plants of the southeastern United States. 65.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
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Images:

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?14325 (31 July 2014)

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