Commiphora Jacq.

First published in Pl. Hort. Schoenbr. 2: 66 (1797)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Africa to Sri Lanka, Mexico, Brazil.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Benin, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Burkina, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Caprivi Strip, Central African Repu, Chad, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, India, Ivory Coast, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Socotra, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Venezuela, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Assam, Bangladesh, Mauritius

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Engl. in E. & P. Pflanzenfam. 19A: 429 (1931).
  • Hort. Schoenb. 2: 66 (1797)

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Hort Schoenbr. 2: 66, t. 249 (1797) nom. conserv.

Flora of Somalia

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

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • B.D. Burtt in KB. 1935: 101–117 (1935)
  • Engl. in DC., Monogr. Phan. 4: 7–29 (1883)
  • Gillett in K.B. 34: 569–587 (1980)
  • Hort. Schoenbr. 2: 66, t. 249 (1797)
  • Vollesen in K.B. 40: 39–76 (1985), nom. conserv.
  • Wild in Bol. Soc. Brot, sér. 2, 33: 67–95 (1959)
  • in E.J. 48: 451–490 (1912)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Mozambique 28396.000 No
McWhirte, J. [191], Madagascar 31884.000 No
DuPuy, B. [MB 776], Madagascar 60959.000 No
Tanzania K000406655 Yes

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • 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
  • Plants and People Africa

    • Common Names from Plants and People Africa http://www.plantsandpeopleafrica.com/
    • © Plants and People Africa http://www.plantsandpeopleafrica.com http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/