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Diospyros chamaethamnus
Conservation status
Taxonomy
Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum/Division

Magnoliophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

Ericales

Family

Ebenaceae

Genus

Diospyros

Species

D. chamaethamnus

Naming and discovery

Diospyros chamaethamnus or the Sand Apple is a flowering tree in the Ebenaceae family. It is related to the trees that produce ebony and persimmon, all three of which have edible fruits. This Namibian tree might also hold some medical properties and other uses.

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