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Bombay ebony
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Scientific classification
Genus:
Diospyros
Species:
montana
Synonyms
  • Diospyros auriculata Wight ex Hiern

Diospyros montana, the Bombay ebony, is a small deciduous tree in the ebony family up to 15 metres (49 ft) tall, distributed all along the Western Ghats of India, Sri Lanka, Indo-China through to Australia.

Common names

  • English – Mountain persimmon, mottled ebony
  • Malayalam – Manjakara, Nanchimaram, Bali, Malayakathitholi
  • Tamil – Karunthuvalisu, Vakanai, Vakkanatthi
  • Other Indian – Bistendu, Jagalkanti, Manjakara, Bankini, Vakkanai, Malayakathitholi
  • Vietnamese - thị da đen
  • Thai - Tarn Dum, Tarn Sarn (ตานดำ,ตานส้าน)

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