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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. 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:

  • 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 Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Boulos, L. Flora of Egypt. 1999- (F Egypt)
  3. Ghazanfar, S. A. An annotated catalogue of the vascular plants of Oman. Scripta Botanica Belgica 2. 1992 (L Oman)
  4. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  5. Hepper, F. N. & I. Friis The plants of Pehr Forsskal's Flora Aegyptiaco-Arabica. (Pl Forsskal) 90.
  6. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  7. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  8. Thulin, M., ed. Flora of Somalia. (F Somalia)
  9. Uphof, J. C. T. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. (Dict Econ Pl)
  10. Vollesen, K. 1984. Studies in Burseraceae of northeastern Africa Kew Bull. 40:66.
  11. Wood, J. R. I. A handbook of the Yemen flora. (F Yemen)

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=406466. Accessed 18 December 2018.