Boswellia Roxb. ex Colebr.

First published in Asiat. Res. 9: 379 (1807)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropical Africa, Madagascar, Arabian Peninsula, India.

Distribution

Native to:

Assam, Benin, Burkina, Cameroon, Central African Repu, Chad, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Senegal, Socotra, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, West Himalaya, Yemen

Extinct in:

Sri Lanka

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Engl. in E. & P. Pflanzenfam. 19A: 419 (1931).
  • —F.T.A. 1: 323

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 2, (1999) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Thulin & Warfa in KB. 42: 487 (1987)
  • in Asiat. Res. 9: 379 (1807)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
May 19, 1978 unknown [710], Socotra K000199635 Unknown type material Yes
Smith, A.R. [598], Yemen 61725.000 No

Sources

  • Art and Illustrations in Digifolia

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew
  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0