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Current Determination
Diospyros L. Family: Ebenaceae Determined By: G.E. Schatz, 2012
Previous Determinations
Diospyros L. Family: Ebenaceae Determined By:
Diospyros gracilipes var. velutipes H. Perrier Family: Ebenaceae Determined By: G.E. Schatz, 2000 2000
Diospyros L. Family: Ebenaceae Determined By:
Diospyros velutipes (H. Perrier) G.E. Schatz & Lowry Family: Ebenaceae Determined By: G.E. Schatz & P. Lowry, 2009
Collection Information
Collectors George E. Schatz
Collector Team George E. Schatz
Collection Number 1548
Collection Date 18 September 1987
Location Madagascar, Antsiranana, SAVA
Keywords Marojejy RN , MAD
Coordinate 14°27'S 049°50'E (-14.4500000, 49.8333333)
Elevation 400 - 500 m
Herbaria MO
Description Slender treelet 8 m tall. Bark black. Youngest twigs with golden rust pubes- cence. Leaves dark green above, somewhat lighter below, the venation below darker green, evident. Inflorescences trunci- florous nearly to base of trunk. Pedicels deep magenta at base fading to lighter pink magenta apex . Calyx pink covered with white powdery mildew like substance. Petals deep orange. Flowers with medicinal fragrance. Photo. Flowers pickled.
Locality Eastern Domain: Reserve Integrale 12, Massif de Marojejy. Just N of the village of Mandena which lies on the edge of the reserve and is 5 m N of Manantenina which lies 42 km by road NE of Andapa on Hwy 36 (Andapa-Sambava). Tropical wet forest. Steep slopes of Vallées Antsahabiorana and Beanjavidy to the NE of Mandena.
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