Diospyros ulo

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

Diospyros ulo is a tree in the Ebenaceae family. It grows up to 22 metres (70 ft) tall. Inflorescences bear up to three or more flowers. The fruits are obovoid to round, up to 5 cm (2 in) in diameter. The tree is named for the Philippine local name ulo. Habitat is lowland mixed dipterocarp forests. D. ulo is found in Borneo and the Philippines.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Diospyros ulo Merr.". The Plant List. Retrieved 29 January 2014. 
  2. ^ Ng, Francis S.P. (April 2002). "Diospyros ulo Merr." (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. 97–98. ISBN 983-2181-27-5. Retrieved 29 January 2014.