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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: Limestone hill, 80 m s of S Oakwell Farms Pky & 180 m E of Harry Wurzbach Dr--Oakwell Farms, San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Small grove, among other small trees on shallow caliche.

Description: Tree, 4 m tall, 8 cm dia trunk, much branched, crown rounded; bark thin, peeling. Leaves oblong-ovate, coriaceous, rounded to emarginate at apex, to 3 cm long. Corolla white, urceolate; petals to 8 mm long, recurving. Stamens-15 inserted.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Mar 27, 1994
Specimen number: 556

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0841
Accession Date: Jul 26, 1994
Accession Number: 63

Annotations: DSXXC Dioecious/Staminate (In flower)

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