Diospyros clementium

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

Diospyros clementium is a tree in the Ebenaceae family. It grows up to 9 metres (30 ft) tall. The fruits are ellipsoid, up to 0.8 cm (0.3 in) in diameter. The tree is named for American husband-and-wife plant collectors Joseph Clemens and Mary Strong Clemens. Habitat is mixed dipterocarp forests from sea-level to 700 metres (2,300 ft) altitude. D. clementium is endemic to Borneo.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Diospyros clementium". The Plant List. Retrieved 5 January 2014. 
  2. ^ Ng, Francis S.P. (April 2002). "Diospyros clementium 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. 49. ISBN 983-2181-27-5. Retrieved 5 January 2014.