Morphological Characteristic of Apple Velvet (Diospyros blancoi) at Germplasm Garden of LIPI Cibinong Collection

Authors

  • Puspita Deswina Puslit Bioteknologi LIPI
  • Novia Delliasari Aliyya Az Zahra Program Studi Agroteknologi, Program Kekhususan
  • Etty Hesthiati Hesthiati Program Kekhususan Agroteknologi, Fakultas Pertanian, Universitas Nasional Jakarta.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.32734/jpt.v6i3.3165

Keywords:

apple velvet plants, characterization, rare plant

Abstract

Apple velvet (Diospyros blancoi) is one of the local fruits which classified as a rare plant
even it has high economic value. Apple velvet has various morphology that needs
selection from any various characters to identify the most superior character and has
high potential to be developed. The analysis of diversity from one population can be
identified to know the morphology character from the plant. The commonly used
characteristics include tree trunks, leaves, flowers, fruits, and seeds. This study was
conducted using the quantitative and qualitative methods the result of the characterized
plants showed that the apple velvet plants in Germplasm Collection Garden of Lipi
Cibinong have the average height between 3.5-15 m, stem diameter between 14.1-72.29
cm has no shapes of leaves such as oval and wide oval. White flower crown, 2 shapes of
fruits such as round and oval pattern, 2 shapes of seeds such as elliptic and biconvex.
Keywords: apple velvet plants, characterization, rare plant

Published

2019-12-01

How to Cite

Deswina, P. ., Az Zahra, N. D. A., & Hesthiati, E. H. (2019). Morphological Characteristic of Apple Velvet (Diospyros blancoi) at Germplasm Garden of LIPI Cibinong Collection. Jurnal Pertanian Tropik , 6(3), 348- 362. https://doi.org/10.32734/jpt.v6i3.3165