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Taxon: Boswellia serrata Roxb. ex Colebr.

 
Genus: Boswellia
Family: Burseraceae
Nomen number: 7458
Place of publication: Asiat. Res. 9:379, t. 5. 1807
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 27-Nov-2001 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (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:

  • Food additives: flavoring
  • Human food:
  • Materials: gum/resin; lipids; wood
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Ency CNatIn; CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India [Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka]


References:

  1. Bhandari, M. M. 1978. Flora of the Indian desert.
  2. Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature
  3. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India. 1988. The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials (revised edition). 2:203-209.
  4. Craker, L. E. & J. E. Simon, eds. 1986-1987. Herbs, spices, and medicinal plants, 2 vols.
  5. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  6. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Boswellia+serrata&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  7. Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption
  8. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster. 1996. Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2
  9. Matthew, K. M. 1983. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic.
  10. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  11. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  12. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  13. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  14. Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson. 1976. Flora of Hassan district.
  15. Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. 1993-. Flora of India.
  16. Uphof, J. C. T. 1968. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. 82.
  17. 1961. Webster's third new international dictionary.

Check other web resources for Boswellia serrata Roxb. ex Colebr. :

  • 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=7458. Accessed 16 July 2019.