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Diospyros
(malabar ebony)

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Diospyros (malabar ebony)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 21 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Diospyros
  • Preferred Common Name
  • malabar ebony
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Diospyros L.

Preferred Common Name

  • malabar ebony

Other Scientific Names

  • Maba J. R. Forst. & G. Forst.

International Common Names

  • English: siamese persimmon

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Ebenales
  •                         Family: Ebenaceae
  •                             Genus: Diospyros

List of Pests

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Major host of:

Epiphyas postvittana (light brown apple moth); Heliothrips haemorrhoidalis (black tea thrips); Tylenchulus semipenetrans (citrus root nematode)

Minor host of:

Archips fuscocupreanus; Aspidiotus nerii (Oleander scale); Botryotinia fuckeliana (grey mould-rot); Ceratitis capitata (Mediterranean fruit fly); Ceroplastes floridensis (soft scale); Chrysomphalus dictyospermi (dictyospermum scale); Coccus hesperidum (brown soft scale); Colomerus vitis (grape erineum mite (USA)); Conogethes punctiferalis (castor capsule borer); Dialeurodes citri (citrus whitefly); Diaspidiotus perniciosus (San José scale); Erthesina fullo (yellow-spotted stink bug); Ganoderma lucidum (basal stem rot: Hevea spp.); Metcalfa pruinosa (frosted moth-bug); Proeulia chrysopteris; Pseudaulacaspis pentagona (mulberry scale); Pseudococcus longispinus (long-tailed mealybug); Rosellinia necatrix (dematophora root rot)

Wild host of:

Ceroplastes rubens (red wax scale)

Host of (source - data mining):

Alternaria alternata (alternaria leaf spot); Anomala cuprea (oriental beetle); Botrytis diospyri; Ceroplastes pseudoceriferus (wax scale, horned); Colletotrichum acutatum (black spot of strawberry); Ctenopseustis obliquana; Drosicha corpulenta; Frankliniella cestrum; Gymnoscelis rufifasciata (double-striped pug); Halyomorpha halys (brown marmorated stink bug); Hypocala rostrata; Hypocala subsatura; Hypothenemus eruditus; Hypurus bertrandi (weevil, portulaca leafmining); Lymantria dispar (gypsy moth); Monema flavescens (oriental moth); Mycetaspis personata (masked aspidiotus); Oxycarenus hyalinipennis (cotton, seed bug); Parasa lepida (nettle caterpillar); Parasa sinica (cochlid, Chinese); Pestalotiopsis theae (grey: tea blight); Planotortrix excessana (orchard leafroller); Ponticulothrips diospyrosi; Pseudococcus viburni (obscure mealybug); Pseudomonas syringae (bacterial blast); Schizothyrium pomi (fly speck: apple); Tetranychus kanzawai (kanzawa spider mite); Tetranychus urticae (two-spotted spider mite); Trichoferus campestris