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Taxon: Boswellia sacra Flueck.

 
Genus: Boswellia
Family: Burseraceae
Nomen number: 310550
Place of publication: Pharmak. 31. 1867
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 27-Nov-2001 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: gum/resin
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Somalia

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Oman, Yemen


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Craker, L. E. & J. E. Simon, eds. 1986-1987. Herbs, spices, and medicinal plants, 2 vols.
  3. Cufodontis, G. 1953-1972. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta. Note: = Boswellia carteri Birdw.
  4. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  5. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  6. Ghazanfar, S. A. 1992. An annotated catalogue of the vascular plants of Oman. Scripta Botanica Belgica 2
  7. Ghazanfar, S. A. 2003-. Flora of Oman
  8. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards. 1989-. Flora of Ethiopia Note: mentions
  9. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  10. Miller, A. G. & T. A. Cope. 1996-. Flora of the Arabian Peninsula and Socotra. Note: mentions
  11. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  12. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  13. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  14. Reichel, S. 1998. pers. comm. Note: re. German common names
  15. Thulin, M. & A. M. Warfa. 1987. The frankincense trees (Boswellia spp., Burseraceae) of northern Somalia and southern Arabia. Kew Bull. 43:487.
  16. Thulin, M., ed. 1993-. Flora of Somalia.
  17. Zohary, M. et al. 1980-. Conspectus florae orientalis.

Check other web resources for Boswellia sacra Flueck. :

  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?310550. Accessed 18 September 2019.