EPPO Global Database

Diospyros mespiliformis(DOSMF)

Overview
Last modification: 2002-02-13

Basic information
  • EPPO code: DOSMF
  • Preferred name: Diospyros mespiliformis
  • Authority: de Candolle

Notes

Western Asia, tropical Africa (except centre). A tree which grows associated with termite mounds. Fruits edible. Wood used locally


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Diospyros senegalensis de Candolle

Common names
Name Language
jackal berry English
West African ebony English
westafrikanischer Ebenholzbaum German
ébénier de Mozambique French
jakkalsbessie Afrikaans