genus Diospyros


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Noun1.genus Diospyros - a genus of trees or shrubs that have beautiful and valuable woodgenus Diospyros - a genus of trees or shrubs that have beautiful and valuable wood
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
Ebenaceae, ebony family, family Ebenaceae - fruit and timber trees of tropical and warm regions including ebony and persimmon
Diospyros ebenum, ebony tree, ebony - tropical tree of southern Asia having hard dark-colored heartwood used in cabinetwork
Andaman marble, Diospyros kurzii, marblewood, marble-wood - large Asiatic tree having hard marbled zebrawood
persimmon, persimmon tree - any of several tropical trees of the genus Diospyros
Diospyros kaki, Japanese persimmon, kaki - small deciduous Asiatic tree bearing large red or orange edible astringent fruit
American persimmon, Diospyros virginiana, possumwood - medium-sized tree of dry woodlands in the southern and eastern United States bearing yellow or orange very astringent fruit that is edible when fully ripe
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Macassar ebony is one of some 300 species of shrubs and trees belonging to the genus Diospyros, which thrive in tropical or temperate areas.
The ebony trees with the most commercial value fall into three groups, all belonging to the genus Diospyros.