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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. Last Changed: 15-Apr-2009
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

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, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh]


References:

  1. Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  2. Bhandari, M. M. Flora of the Indian desert. (F IndDes)
  3. Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  4. 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). (Wealth India RM ed2) 2:203-209.
  5. Craker, L. E. & J. E. Simon, eds. Herbs, spices, and medicinal plants, 2 vols. (HerbSpices)
  6. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  7. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  8. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  9. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2. 1996 (Ency CNatIn)
  10. Matthew, K. M. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic. (F TamilC)
  11. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  12. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  13. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  14. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  15. Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson Flora of Hassan district. (F Hassan)
  16. Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. Flora of India. (F India)
  17. Uphof, J. C. T. 1968. Dictionary of economic plants, ed. 2. (Dict Econ Pl) 82.

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=7458. Accessed 12 November 2018.