Diospyros macrophylla

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Diospyros macrophylla
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Ebenaceae
Genus: Diospyros
Species: D. macrophylla
Binomial name
Diospyros macrophylla
  • Diospyros cystopus Miq.
  • Diospyros pachycalyx Merr.
  • Diospyros phyllomegas Steud.
  • Diospyros suluensis Merr.

Diospyros macrophylla is a tree in the Ebenaceae family. It grows up to 30 metres (100 ft) tall. Inflorescences bear up to 20 flowers. The fruits are round to oblong, up to 6.5 cm (3 in) in diameter. The specific epithet macrophylla is from the Greek meaning "large-leafed". Habitat is mixed dipterocarp forests from sea-level to 1,000 metres (3,300 ft) altitude. D. macrophylla is found in Sumatra, Java, Borneo, Sulawesi and the Philippines.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Diospyros macrophylla". The Plant List. Retrieved 17 January 2014. 
  2. ^ Ng, Francis S.P. (April 2002). "Diospyros macrophylla Blume" (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. 73, 75. ISBN 983-2181-27-5. Retrieved 17 January 2014.