Diospyros kurzii

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Diospyros kurzii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Ebenaceae
Genus: Diospyros
Species: D. kurzii
Binomial name
Diospyros kurzii
Hiern[1]
Synonyms[1]

Diospyros kurzii is a tree in the Ebenaceae family. It grows up to 30 metres (100 ft) tall. Twigs dry to black. The fruits are ellipsoid, up to 1.2 cm (0.5 in) long. The tree is named for the German botanist and curator W. S. Kurz. Habitat is lowland forests.[2] D. kurzii is found in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Burma, Thailand, Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo, the Philippines and Maluku.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Diospyros kurzii". The Plant List. Retrieved 12 January 2014. 
  2. ^ a b Ng, Francis S.P. (April 2002). "Diospyros kurzii Hiern" (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. pp. 69–70. ISBN 983-2181-27-5. Retrieved 12 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "Diospyros kurzii". Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Retrieved 12 January 2014.