Boswellia socotrana Balf.f.

First published in Proc. Roy. Soc. Edinburgh 11: 505 (1882)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is N. Central & NE. Socotra. It is a tree and grows primarily in the desert or dry shrubland biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Socotra

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • 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.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Cronk, Q. [17] Yemen K001766255 Yes
Smith, A. R.; Lavranos, J. [304] Yemen K001766258 Yes
Prof. Bayley Balfour [466] Yemen K000743721 Type Yes
Kilian, N.; Hein, P.; Oberprie;er, Ch.; Kipka, S.; Thiv, M.; Hubashan, M. A. [YP2323] Yemen K001766256 Yes
Thulin, M.; Gifri, A. N. [8683] Yemen K001766257 Yes
Balfour, B. [466] Yemen K001766259 Yes

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    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
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  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • IUCN Categories

    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 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 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0