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This species is accepted, and its native range is Socotra.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Socotra

Boswellia ameero Balf.f. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Schweinfurth, G. [540], Socotra K000199638
Balfour, I.B. [565], Socotra K000199639
Balfour, I.B. [394], Socotra K000199642
Balfour, I.B. [394], Socotra K000199640
Balfour, I.B. [394], Socotra K000199641

First published in Proc. Roy. Soc. Edinburgh 11: 505 (1882)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
  • Miller, A.G. & Morris, M. (2004). Ethnoflora of Soqotra Archipelago: 1-759. The Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh.
  • Thulin, M. (2020). The genus Boswellia (Burseraceae). The Frankincense trees Symbolae Botanicae Upsalienses; Arbeten Fran Botaniska Institutionen i Uppsala 39: 1-149.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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 2021. 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