Diospyros seychellarum

The habitat for this small forest tree or shrub is in well drained situations or in more open rocky areas, often on granite based soils. Diospyros seychellarum is particularly associated with native palm and pandan scrub habitats.

that the extract of Diospyros seychellarum is able to induce apoptosis. While it is difficult to extrapolate a potential pharmacologic function based on the ethnomedical use as a tonic, the ability of this extract to induce apoptosis warrants further investigation of the medicinal properties of this plant. More