Diospyros sp., Persimmon. Diospyros lycioides
Diospyros lycioides

Diospyros sp.

Family: Ebenaceae
Origin: Asia, Australia
Plant used for bonsaiBig tree taller than 20 ftSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterRegular waterYellow, orange flowersWhite, off-white flowersEdible plantDeciduous plant

Diospyros is a genus of about 450-500 species of deciduous and evergreen trees.

Species and varieties:

Diospyros argentea

Diospyros blancoi

Diospyros boutoniana (Bois d'Ebene Marbre)- Endemic plant of Mauritus.

Diospyros buxifolia

Diospyros celebica

Diospyros crassiflora

Diospyros decandra

Diospyros dichrophylla

Diospyros diepenhorstii

Diospyros ellipsoidea

Diospyros ferrea

Diospyros hasseltii

Diospyros humilis - Queensland Ebony

Diospyros glabra - an evergreen shrub or small tree from South Africa, this relative of Diospyros virginiana

Diospyros kaki

Diospyros lotus Another close related species - Diospyros decandra is the symbol for Nakhon Pathom province (Thailand)

Diospyros lycioides

Diospyros malabarica

Diospyros maritima

Diospyros mespiliformis - small, purple, one inch round fruit eaten fresh or preserved.

Diospyros nigra

Diospyros tessellaria (Bois d'Ebene Noir, Mauritian Ebony)- Endemic plant of Mauritus.

Diospyros oblonga

Diospyros trengganuensis

Diospyros virginiana

Diospyros vera

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