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Taxon: Boswellia papyrifera (Delile ex Caill.) Hochst.

 
Genus: Boswellia
Family: Burseraceae
Nomen number: 310554
Place of publication: Flora 26:81. 1843
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 27-Nov-2001 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Aug-2010
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring (probably used as spice)
  • Materials: gum/resin; gum/resin

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Chad, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Uganda (n.e.)
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon (n.), Central African Republic
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Nigeria (n.e.)


References:

  1. Andrews, F. W. The flowering plants of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan. (F Sudan)
  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. Keay, R. W. J. Trees of Nigeria. 1989 (Trees Nigeria)
  6. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  7. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  8. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  9. Uphof, J. C. T. 1968. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. (Dict Econ Pl)

Check other web resources for Boswellia papyrifera (Delile ex Caill.) Hochst. :

  • 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=310554. Accessed 15 December 2018.