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Taxon: Commiphora gileadensis (L.) C. Chr.

 
Genus: Commiphora
Family: Burseraceae
Nomen number: 406466
Place of publication: Dansk Bot. Ark. 4(3):18. 1922
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 (used in incense & perfumery, as Commiphora opobalsam)
  • Medicines: folklore; folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Egypt (s.e.)
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia (e.), Somalia, Sudan (n.e.)

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Oman, Saudi Arabia (w.), Yemen


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. Boulos, L. 1999-. Flora of Egypt
  3. Ghazanfar, S. A. 1992. An annotated catalogue of the vascular plants of Oman. Scripta Botanica Belgica 2
  4. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards. 1989-. Flora of Ethiopia Note: Eritrea added in 2000
  5. Hepper, F. N. & I. Friis. 1994. The plants of Pehr Forsskal's Flora Aegyptiaco-Arabica. 90.
  6. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  7. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  8. Thulin, M., ed. 1993-. Flora of Somalia.
  9. Uphof, J. C. T. 1968. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2.
  10. Vollesen, K. 1984. Studies in Burseraceae of northeastern Africa. Kew Bull. 40:66. Note: mentions
  11. Wood, J. R. I. 1997. A handbook of the Yemen flora.

Check other web resources for Commiphora gileadensis (L.) C. Chr. :

  • 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=406466. Accessed 21 October 2019.