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Digital Herbaria

Diospyros texana

Diospyros texana Scheele

Texas Persimmon, Mexican Persimmon, Black Persimmon, Chapote, Chapote Prieto

Ebenaceae (Ebony Family)

USDA Symbol: DITE3
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Diospyros texana

Texas Persimmon


Location: N side of Canyon Lake at 880 Military Dr., on Canyon Lake Island.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Abundant on dry, rocky hillsides.

Description: Small tree, to 12 m tall, with trunk to 6 dm thick. Bark smooth and grey outer layers peeling. Corolla white, sericeous, 8-12 mm long. Fruit (not present) black when ripe, about 2 cm dia.

County: Comal
Collector: Mary Beth White
Collection Date: Mar 27,1994
Specimen number: 182

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0720
Accession Date: Apr 25, 1994
Accession Number: 52

Annotations: DSXXC Dioecious, Staminate (In flower)

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