Diospyros eriantha

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Diospyros eriantha
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Ebenaceae
Genus: Diospyros
D. eriantha
Binomial name
Diospyros eriantha
  • Diospyros teysmannii Miq.
  • Diospyros velascoi Merr.
  • Ebenus teysmannii (Miq.) Kuntze

Diospyros eriantha is a tree in the Ebenaceae family. It grows up to 7 metres (20 ft) tall. The fruits are ellipsoid, black, up to 1 cm (0.4 in) long. The specific epithet eriantha is from the Greek meaning "woolly flowers".[2] D. eriantha is found in and around southern China, Indochina, Sumatra, Java, Borneo, Taiwan and the Philippines.[2][3]


  1. ^ a b "Diospyros eriantha". The Plant List. Retrieved 7 January 2014.
  2. ^ a b Ng, Francis S.P. (April 2002). "Diospyros eriantha Champ. ex Benth." (PDF). In Soepadmo, E.; Saw, L. G.; Chung, R. C. K. (eds.). Tree Flora of Sabah and Sarawak. (free online from the publisher, lesser resolution scan PDF versions). 4. Forest Research Institute Malaysia. p. 58. ISBN 983-2181-27-5. Retrieved 7 January 2014.
  3. ^ "Diospyros eriantha". Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Retrieved 7 January 2014.