Diospyros lycioides Desf.
subsp. lycioides

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Synonyms: Royena pallens sensu Hiern
Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: lycioides: resembling a Lycium (Solanaceae)
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Worldwide distribution: Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa
Zimbabwe distribution: W,S
Growth form(s): Tree, shrub over 2 m, shrub under 2 m.
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Curtis, B.A. & Mannheimer, C.A. (2005). Tree Atlas of Namibia National Botanic Research Institute, Windhoek Pages 520 - 521. (Includes a picture).

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 267.

Drummond, R.B. (1981). Common Trees of the Central Watershed Woodlands of Zimbabwe. Natural Resources Board, Harare. Pages 184 - 185. (Includes a picture).

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 39.

Roodt, V. (1998). Trees and Shrubs of the Okavango Delta Shell Field Guide Series: Part I Shell Oil Botswana, Gaberone. Pages 36 - 37. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 54.

Setshogo, M.P. & Venter, F. (2003). Trees of Botswana: names and distribution SABONET Report No. 18 Southern African Botanical Diversity Network, Pretoria Page 8. As Diospyros lycioides sensu lato

Steedman, E.C. (1933). Some Trees, Shrubs and Lianes of Southern Rhodesia. Page 64. as Royena pallens (sensu Hiern) (Includes a picture).

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 206.

White, F. (1983). Ebenaceae Flora Zambesiaca 7(1) Pages 272 - 274. (Includes a picture).

Other sources of information about Diospyros lycioides subsp. lycioides:

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Flora of Botswana: Diospyros lycioides subsp. lycioides
Flora of Caprivi: Diospyros lycioides subsp. lycioides

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Diospyros lycioides
African Plant Database: Diospyros lycioides
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Diospyros lycioides
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Diospyros lycioides
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Diospyros lycioides
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Diospyros lycioides
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Diospyros lycioides
JSTOR Plant Science: Diospyros lycioides
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Diospyros lycioides
Plants of the World Online: Diospyros lycioides
Tropicos: Diospyros lycioides
Wikipedia: Diospyros lycioides

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Diospyros lycioides subsp. lycioides.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=144000, retrieved 15 April 2024

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