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Taxon: Boswellia carteri Birdw.

Synonym of Boswellia sacra Flueck.

Genus: Boswellia
Family: Burseraceae
Nomen number: 7457
Place of publication: Trans. Linn. Soc. London 27:143. 1870
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


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  5. Thulin, M. & A. M. Warfa 1987. The frankincense trees (Boswellia spp., Burseraceae) of northern Somalia and southern Arabia Kew Bull. 43:488.
  6. Thulin, M., ed. Flora of Somalia. (F Somalia)
  7. Tucker, A. O. 1986. Frankincense and myrrh Econ. Bot. 40:425-433.
  8. Zohary, M. et al. Conspectus florae orientalis. (L Orient)

Check other web resources for Boswellia carteri Birdw. :

  • 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=7457. Accessed 26 June 2019.