1. Family: Burseraceae Kunth
    1. Genus: Commiphora Jacq.
      1. Commiphora playfairii (Hook.f. ex Oliv.) Engl.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is N. Somalia.

    [FTEA]

    Burseraceae, J.B. Gillett. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1991

    Diagnostic
    Has been much confused with C. myrrha on account of its similar leaves. It is a distinct species which seems to be confined to the extreme northeast of Somalia. It has much smaller, hardly beaked, fruits and a 4-armed pseudaril.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Somalia

    Commiphora playfairii (Hook.f. ex Oliv.) Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Playfair [s.n.], Somalia K000199653
    Playfair [s.n.], Somalia K000199654
    Playfair [s.n.], Somalia K000199655

    First published in H.G.A.Engler & K.A.E.Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 3(4): 253 (1896)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
    • Thulin, M. (ed.) in Thulin, M. (ed.) (1999). Flora of Somalia 2: 1-303. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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