Taxon: Commiphora kataf (Forssk.) Engl.

 
Genus: Commiphora
Family: Burseraceae
Nomen number: 419511
Place of publication: A. L. P. P. de Candolle & A. C. de Candolle, Monogr. phan. 4:19. 1883
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Typification:
Name Verified on: 27-Nov-2001 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 27-Nov-2001
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: essential oils (as C. erythraea)
  • Medicines: folklore (as C. erythraea)
  • Non-vertebrate poisons: livestock pest control (as C. erythraea)

Distributional Range:

    Native

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

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Yemen


References:

  1. Craker, L. E. & J. E. Simon, eds. Herbs, spices, and medicinal plants, 2 vols. (HerbSpices)
  2. Thulin, M., ed. Flora of Somalia. (F Somalia)
  3. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  4. Uphof, J. C. T. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. (Dict Econ Pl)
  5. Wood, J. R. I. A handbook of the Yemen flora. (F Yemen)

Check other web resources for Commiphora kataf (Forssk.) 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.

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=419511. Accessed 25 June 2018.