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

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?
Prof. Bayley Balfour [466], Socotra K000743721 Unknown type material Yes

Sources

  • 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