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  1. Family: Burseraceae Kunth
    1. Genus: Commiphora Jacq.
      1. Commiphora sarandensis Burtt

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Tanzania.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    A loosely branched straggling shrub up to 3 m. tall, usually branching at ground-level, the main stems up to 13 cm. in diameter at the base; bark grey, hardly peeling; young twigs ± pubescent, pale brownish yellow, longitudinally ridged, slender, 0.6–1.1 mm. in diameter.
    Leaves
    Leaves always 3-foliolate, ± pubescent, the hairs longer and rather fulvous at the base of the petiole and leaflets; petiole length 25–100% of that of terminal leaflet; leaflet-margins with numerous well-developed crenate teeth.
    Flowers
    Flowers appearing with the young leaves, both sexes sessile, crowded among linear pilose bracts at the leaf-bases. Male:calyx pilose ± 1.5 mm. long including 0.6 mm. ovate-triangular lobes; petals linear-lanceolate, ± 4 mm. long, appressed-pilose outside; filaments 2.5 and 1.3 mm., anthers 0.9 and 0.6 mm. long.
    Male
    Male:calyx pilose ± 1.5 mm. long including 0.6 mm. ovate-triangular lobes; petals linear-lanceolate, ± 4 mm. long, appressed-pilose outside; filaments 2.5 and 1.3 mm., anthers 0.9 and 0.6 mm. long.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Tanzania

    Accepted Infraspecifics

    Other Data

    Commiphora sarandensis Burtt appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Burtt, B.D. [3974], Tanzania K000425408 Unknown type material
    Burtt, B.D. [3974], Tanzania K000425409

    Bibliography

    First published in Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1935: 113 (1935)

    Accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
    • Gillett, J.B. (1991). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Burseraceae: 1-94.

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Dale & Greenway, Kenya Trees and Shrubs p. 91 (1961) quoad descr.
    • J.P.M. Brenan, Check-lists of the Forest Trees and Shrubs of the British Empire no. 5, part II, Tanganyika Territory p. 86 (1949).
    • B.D. Burtt in Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information, Kew 1935: 113 (1935).

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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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/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    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/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0