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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.
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:

  • 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. 1950-1956. The flowering plants of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan.
  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.
  4. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards. 1989-. Flora of Ethiopia Note: Eritrea added in 2000
  5. Keay, R. W. J. 1989. Trees of Nigeria
  6. Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption
  7. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  8. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  9. Uphof, J. C. T. 1968. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2.

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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=310554. Accessed 17 August 2019.