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Taxon: Boswellia frereana Birdw.

 
Genus: Boswellia
Family: Burseraceae
Nomen number: 310552
Place of publication: Trans. Linn. Soc. London 27:146, t. 31. 1870
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 27-Nov-2001 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 08-Oct-2002
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: essential oils; gum/resin
  • Social: masticatory; masticatory

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Somalia (n.e.)


    Cultivated

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Yemen (s.)


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Craker, L. E. & J. E. Simon, eds. Herbs, spices, and medicinal plants, 2 vols. (HerbSpices)
  3. Cufodontis, G. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta. (F EthiopCuf)
  4. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  5. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  6. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  7. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  8. Schery, R. W. 1972. Plants for man
  9. Thulin, M. & A. M. Warfa 1987. The frankincense trees (Boswellia spp., Burseraceae) of northern Somalia and southern Arabia Kew Bull. 43:494.
  10. Thulin, M., ed. Flora of Somalia. (F Somalia)
  11. Tucker, A. O. 1986. Frankincense and myrrh Econ. Bot. 40:426.
  12. Uphof, J. C. T. 1968. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. (Dict Econ Pl)
  13. Zohary, M. et al. Conspectus florae orientalis. (L Orient)

Check other web resources for Boswellia frereana Birdw. :

  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=310552. Accessed 17 November 2018.