Monographs Details: Diospyros tetrandra Hiern
Authority: Maguire, Bassett. 1978. The botany of the Guayana Highland--part XI. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 32: 1-391.
Family:Ebenaceae
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Distribution. A tree 3-20 m tall which extends from Venezuela southeastwards to the States of Para and Amapa in Brazil. It mostly occurs below 500 m but in Distrito Federal, Venezuela ascends to 1300 m. SURINAM. Tafelberg, Augustus Falls, tree 10 m high, 15 cm diam, flowers white, in mixed high forest, 15 Sep 1944, Maguire 24742 (NY); Wilhelmina Gebergte, forested valley of West River, 2-5 km S W of Juliana Top, 275-300 m alt, tree 20 m high, 35 cm diam, corolla pale yellow, 19 Aug 1963, Irwin et al 54905 (FHO, NY).

Discussion:3. Diospyros tetrandra Hiern, Trans. Camb. Phil. Soc. 12: 210. 1873, non D. tetrandra Span, in Linnaea 15: 336. 1841 nom nud in syn sub. D. maritima Bl. Type. "Guiane, Cayenne," with male flower buds, Martin sn (lectotype P).
Distribution:Venezuela South America| Suriname South America| South Africa Africa|