Diospyros and the myth of the forbidden fruit

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Ng, F.S.P.; (2001)

In the genus Diospyros (Greek for ‘grain ∞ food of the gods’) there are fruits (persimmons) that are highly valued for eating, fruits used to poison fish, and fruits that are reputed to have poisoned people. To the last category belong the terrible trio of D. demona Bak... View more
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