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Taxon: Commiphora myrrha (Nees) Engl.

 
Genus: Commiphora
Family: Burseraceae
Nomen number: 402550
Place of publication: A. L. P. P. de Candolle & A. C. de Candolle, Monogr. phan. 4:12. 1883
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 27-Nov-2001 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 27-Nov-2001
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring
  • Materials: gum/resin (in pharmacy & perfumery)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Ency CNatIn; CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Djibouti, Ethiopia (e.), Somalia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya (n.e.)

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Oman, Yemen


References:

  1. Craker, L. E. & J. E. Simon, eds. Herbs, spices, and medicinal plants, 2 vols. (HerbSpices)
  2. Cufodontis, G. 1956. Enumeratio Plantarum Aethiopiae. Spermatophyta Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 26:389.
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  4. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  5. Ghazanfar, S. A. An annotated catalogue of the vascular plants of Oman. Scripta Botanica Belgica 2. 1992 (L Oman)
  6. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  7. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2. 1996 (Ency CNatIn)
  8. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  9. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  10. Thulin, M., ed. Flora of Somalia. (F Somalia)
  11. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  12. Uphof, J. C. T. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. (Dict Econ Pl)
  13. Wood, J. R. I. A handbook of the Yemen flora. (F Yemen)

Check other web resources for Commiphora myrrha (Nees) Engl. :

  • 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=402550. Accessed 15 December 2018.