Diospyros lotus

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Noun1.Diospyros lotus - an Asiatic persimmon tree cultivated for its small yellow or purplish-black edible fruit much valued by Afghan tribes
persimmon, persimmon tree - any of several tropical trees of the genus Diospyros
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The collection at the alpine and temperate house included different species of juniper and fruit trees with plants of tea, olive, Acacia modesta (phulai), Diospyros lotus (amlok), Magnolia grandiflora (bull bay, native to the south-eastern United States) and some plant species donated by Dr Albert Stevens, director of the Berlin Botanical Garden (the second largest botanical garden of Europe).
Tundis et al., "Antioxidant and antiproliferative activity of Diospyros lotus L.
Celery, grape, prune, Diospyros lotus and pineapple are the main nutrients responsible for phytobezoars.
Diospyros lotus L is traditionally used in various diseases including pain and sleep disorders.