Diospyros kaki L.f.

  • Family : EBENACEAE
    (Ebony Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : BISTENDU FAMILY (बिसतॆंदु फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : EBENACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Diospyros kaki L.f.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Cultivated
  • Comments / notes : Rarely cultivated in gardens
  • Key identification features : Deciduous trees up to 12 m tall; branches covered by appressed brownish hairs. Leaves elliptic to obovate, acuminate at apex, glabrous and shining above, pubescent beneath. Flowers yellowish-white, unisexual. Fruits conical, ribbed at base.
  • Native : Khasi hills
  • World Distribution : India, China, Japan
  • Literature : N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2. Botanical survey of India, Govt. India.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Diospyros kaki. Downloaded on 22 January 2022.

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