Diospyros venosa

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

Diospyros venosa is a tree in the Ebenaceae family. It grows up to 20 metres (70 ft) tall. Inflorescences bear up to 25 flowers. The fruits are ellipsoid to roundish, up to 2.5 cm (1 in) in diameter. The specific epithet venosa is from the Latin meaning "veined", referring to the leaf. Habitat is lowland mixed dipterocarp forests.[2] D. venosa is found from Indochina to Malesia.[2][3]


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  2. ^ a b Ng, Francis S.P. (April 2002). "Diospyros venosa Wall. ex A.DC." (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. pp. 98–99. ISBN 983-2181-27-5. Retrieved 30 January 2014.
  3. ^ "Diospyros venosa". Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Retrieved 30 January 2014.