Named for Ebenaceae, the ebony family, with only two genera and 500 species. Male and female flowers are usually borne on separate plants. The Dispyros genus dominates, the fruit of the Diospyros virginiana (persimmon) being good to eat. Diospyros ebenum (Macassar ebony) is a valuable wood.
Avastatud: 4-4-1992 Avastamiskoht: La Silla Avastajad: Elst, E. W.