Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


4066

Tree
Perennial
Dioecious

Non-native: China
Documented growing wild in - - -

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LEAVES:
Deciduous
Simple
Alternate
Petiole 0.5-1"

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Whitish, yellowish-white
Unisexual
4-lobed calyx
4-lobed corolla
Superior ovary

FRUIT:
Fall
Yellow to orange
Berry

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Eudicots: Core Eudicots: Asterids: Ericales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Diospyros kaki   FAMILY Ebenaceae

(?) PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Diospyros kaki   FAMILY Ebenaceae

Flora of North America
Diospyros kaki

 

COMMON NAME:
Japanese Persimmon, Kaki-plum, Kaki


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image of Diospyros kaki

JK Marlow    jkm170113_232

January        AL

In cultivation

Fruits can be up to 10cm in diameter [vs. D. virginiana 4cm], per Weakley's Flora.