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Project Name Data (Last Modified On 7/19/2013)

Flora Data (Last Modified On 7/19/2013)
Genus Diospyros L.
PlaceOfPublication Sp. P1. 1057. 1753.
Note TYPE: D. lotus L.
Key KEY TO FRUITING SPECIMENS a. Fruits borne in a lax, richly branched infructescence; calyx 0.5 cm long with (4-) 5(-6) acute, deltate teeth ...... 1. D. artanthifolia aa. Fruits solitary or in 2-3-flowered fascicles. b. Calyx cup-shaped; leaves to 9 cm long and 4 cm wide ...... 4. D. salicifolia bb. Calyx saucer-shaped; leaves much larger. c. Fruits distinctly pedicellate, at least 2.5 cm in diameter. d. Fruits ca. 2.5 cm in diameter; calyx lobed to the middle ...... 3. D. inconstans dd. Fruits at least 4 cm in diameter; calyx shallowly lobed ...... 2. D. digyna cc. Fruits subsessile, to 1.5 cm in diameter ...... 5. D. sp. I KEY TO FLOWERING SPECIMENS' a. Corolla lobes 4-5. b. Corolla lobes much longer than the tube ...... 1. D. artanthifolia 'The flowers of D. sp. I. are unknown. bb. Corolla lobes much shorter than the tube ...... 2. D. digyna aa. Corolla lobes 3. c. Leaves to 9 cm long and 4 cm wide, the tertiary nerves and veins indistinct ...... 4. D. salicifolia cc. Leaves much larger, the tertiary nerves and veins forming a close and conspic- uous reticulum ...... 3. D. inconstans