Diospyros britannoborneensis

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Diospyros britannoborneensis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Ebenaceae
Genus: Diospyros
Species: D. britannoborneensis
Binomial name
Diospyros britannoborneensis
Bakh.[1]

Diospyros britannoborneensis is a tree in the Ebenaceae family. It grows up to 30 metres (100 ft) tall. The twigs dry greyish or blackish. The fruits are ovoid to round, up to 5.5 cm (2 in) in diameter. The tree is named for the part of northern Borneo formerly known as British Borneo. Habitat is forests from 630 metres (2,100 ft) to 2,000 metres (6,600 ft) altitude. D. britannoborneensis is endemic to Borneo.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Diospyros britannoborneensis". The Plant List. Retrieved 4 January 2014. 
  2. ^ Ng, Francis S.P. (April 2002). "Diospyros britanno-borneensis Bakh." (PDF). In Soepadmo, E.; Saw, L. G.; Chung, R. C. K. Tree Flora of Sabah and Sarawak. (free online from the publisher, lesser resolution scan PDF versions). 4. Forest Research Institute Malaysia. p. 47. ISBN 983-2181-27-5. Retrieved 4 January 2014.