Diospyros batocana Hiern

Selected images: Click on each image to see a larger version and details of the record View all images (8)

Diospyros batocana

Lusaka 1976
Drawing: Patricia Bingham

Diospyros batocana

Lusaka 1976
Drawing: Patricia Bingham

Diospyros batocana

Lusaka 1976
Drawing: Patricia Bingham

Specimen citations: Display citations Detailed records: Display species records QDS maps by: Google Maps Point records by Google Maps

Species details: Click on each item to see an explanation of that item (Note: opens a new window)

Synonyms:
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Small, often gnarled tree. Bark dark, rough and deeply fissured. Leaves elliptic, leathery, glossy green above, much paler grey-green below; margins rolled under. Flowers in clusters on old wood, creamy-white, sometimes tinged with violet. Fruit fleshy, nearly spherical, orange when ripe.
Type location:
Notes:
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat:
Altitude range:
Flowering time:Jun - Sep
Worldwide distribution: Angola, Botswana, Zambia, DRC and W Zimbabwe
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,N,W,C,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,Lp,Mc,S,W
Growth form(s): Tree.
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
Insects associated with this species:
Spot characters: Display spot characters for this species
Content last updated: Monday 9 January 2017
Literature:

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 266.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 54.

White, F. (1983). Ebenaceae Flora Zambesiaca 7(1) Pages 278 - 279.

Other sources of information about Diospyros batocana:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Diospyros batocana
Flora of Zimbabwe: Diospyros batocana

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Diospyros batocana
African Plant Database: Diospyros batocana
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Diospyros batocana
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Diospyros batocana
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Diospyros batocana
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Diospyros batocana
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Diospyros batocana
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Diospyros batocana
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Diospyros batocana
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Diospyros batocana
Ispot Southern Africa: Diospyros batocana
JSTOR Plant Science: Diospyros batocana
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Diospyros batocana
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Diospyros batocana
The Plant List (version 1.1): Diospyros batocana
Tropicos: Diospyros batocana


Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-19

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2019). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Diospyros batocana.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=143940, retrieved 26 May 2019

Site software last modified: 10 May 2018 10:51pm
Terms of use