1. Family: Burseraceae Kunth
    1. Genus: Commiphora Jacq.
      1. Commiphora schlechteri Engl.

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

    [FZ]

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

    Habit
    Small glabrous tree up to 6 m. tall; bark smooth, grey-green, papery.
    Leaves
    Leaves 3-foliolate or pinnate; petioles up to 5 cm. long, leaflets 2–3-jugate, lamina up to 7 × 3·2 cm., the terminal leaflet rather larger than the rest, oblong-lanceolate or oblanceolate, apex acute, margin serrate-crenate, base cuneate and often somewhat asymmetric.
    Flowers
    Flowers appearing with the leaves in axillary paniculate cymes up to 11 cm. long; pedicels up to 2 mm. long.
    Calyx
    Calyx 1·5 mm. long, campanulate, lobed to at least half-way.
    Corolla
    Petals c. 4 mm. long.
    Stamens
    Stamen-filaments subterete, slender.
    Disc
    Disk-lobes 4.
    Fruits
    Fruit c. 2·3 × 1·2 cm., narrowly ovoid, tapering to an acuminate apex, glabrous; pseudaril with 4 winged arms; endocarp c. 2 × 0·7 cm., smooth, both faces deeply convex.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    KwaZulu-Natal, Mozambique, Swaziland

    Commiphora schlechteri Engl. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Schlechter [11673], Mozambique K000425441
    Schlechter [11673], Mozambique K000425442

    First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 26: 372 (1899)

    Accepted by

    • 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/
    © 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/
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