1. Family: Burseraceae Kunth
    1. Genus: Commiphora Jacq.
      1. Commiphora neglecta I.Verd.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Mozambique to S. Africa.

    [FZ]

    Burseraceae, H. Wild. Flora Zambesiaca 2:1. 1963

    Habit
    Tree up to 9 m. tall; bark smooth, green, peeling; branches cinereous-pubescent when young, often spiny.
    Leaves
    Leaves 3-foliolate; petiole up to 4·5 cm. long, sparsely pilose; leaflets up to 6 × 3·5 cm., terminal usually very broadly obovate, the laterals smaller and broadly elliptic to rotund, apex shortly apiculate or rounded, margins finely crenate-serrate but entire towards the base, base cuneate, glabrous or with a few scattered hairs.
    Flowers
    Flowers appearing with the leaves or before the leaves, in clusters in short side-shoots or (male) in short dichasial cymes; pedicels c. 2 mm. long, glabrous.
    Calyx
    Calyx 2 mm. long, campanulate, lobed to half-way.
    Corolla
    Petals 3·5 mm. long.
    Stamens
    Stamen-filaments subterete.
    Disc
    Disk-lobes 4.
    Fruits
    Fruit c. 1·3 × 1·2 cm., subglobose, minutely apiculate, glabrous; pseudaril with 4 rather thick and slightly winged arms; endocarp c. 1 × 0·8 cm., smooth, both faces deeply convex.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    KwaZulu-Natal, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Swaziland

    Commiphora neglecta I.Verd. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Verdoorn, I.C [5498], South Africa K000425453 isotype

    First published in Bothalia 6: 214 (1951)

    Accepted by

    • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
    • Exell, A.W., Fernandes, A. & Wild, H. (eds.) (1963). Flora Zambesiaca 2(1): 1-351. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Exell, A.W., Fernandes, A. & Wild, H. (eds.) (1963). Flora Zambesiaca 2(1): 1-351. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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