Diospyros pendula

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Diospyros pendula
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Ebenaceae
Genus: Diospyros
D. pendula
Binomial name
Diospyros pendula

Diospyros pendula is a tree in the Ebenaceae family. It grows up to 20 metres (70 ft) tall. The fruits are round to ovoid, up to 3.5 cm (1 in) in diameter. The specific epithet pendula is from the Latin meaning "hanging down", referring to the inflorescence. Habitat is lowland mixed dipterocarp forests. D. pendula is found from Indochina to west Malesia.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Diospyros pendula Hasselt ex Hassk". The Plant List. Retrieved 20 January 2014.
  2. ^ Ng, Francis S.P. (April 2002). "Diospyros pendula Hasselt ex Hassk." (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. 81. ISBN 983-2181-27-5. Retrieved 20 January 2014.