Kakipflaume

Kakis auf hölzernem Hintergrund

Diospyros kaki

Synonyme:
Shi Di
Diospyros_kaki (Wikipedia)

Diospyros kaki
Kaki 20041002.jpg
Botanical details of buds, flowers and fruit
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom:Plantae
Clade:Tracheophytes
Clade:Angiosperms
Clade:Eudicots
Clade:Asterids
Order:Ericales
Family:Ebenaceae
Genus:Diospyros
Species:
D. kaki
Binomial name
Diospyros kaki
Thunb.
Synonyms

Diospyros chinensis Blume (nom. nud.) Diospyros kaki L.f.

Diospyros kaki
Kaki (Chinese characters).svg
The Chinese character for "persimmon"
Chinese name
Chinese柿(子)
Korean name
Hangul
Japanese name
Kanji

Diospyros kaki, the Oriental persimmon, Chinese persimmon, Japanese persimmon or kaki persimmon, is the most widely cultivated species of the genus Diospyros. Although its first botanical description was not published until 1780, D. kaki is among the oldest cultivated plants, having been in use in China for more than 2000 years.

Persimmon (Wiktionary)

English

Wikispecies

Alternative forms

  • putchamin [17th-18th c.]

Etymology

From Powhatan pichamins, pushemins, pasimenan (dried fruit), from the same Proto-Algonquian root *-imin (fruit, berry) as Unami ximin.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /pɜːˈsɪmən/
  • (US) IPA(key): /pəɹˈsɪmən/
  • (General Australian) IPA(key): /ˈpɜːsəmən/
  • Hyphenation
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