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 Republic, 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

Classification

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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?
Jul 17, 1985 Gilbert, M.G.; Thulin, M. [1314] Kenya K000353502 No
Jul 17, 1985 Gilbert, M.G.; Thulin, M. [1438] Kenya K000353510 No
Jul 17, 1985 Gilbert, M.G.; Thulin, M. [1522] Kenya K000353503 No
Jan 1, 1959 Baines, J. [s.n.] Botswana K000511041 No
Polhill, R. [253] Kenya K:SPC-24930.000 No
Ward, J.D. [96] Angola K001604373 Yes
Thulin, M.; Karriye, Y.H.; Wilhelmi, F. [11326] Ethiopia K001604348 Yes
DuPuy, B.; et al. [MB 776] Madagascar K:SPC-60959.000 No
Smith, P.A. [309] Botswana K000511042 No
McWhirte, J. [191] Madagascar K:SPC-31884.000 No
Phillipson, P.B. [2548] Madagascar K000382890 No
Thulin, M.; Kaariye, H.Y.; Wilhelmi, F. [11308] Ethiopia K001604334 Yes
Onjalalaina, G.E.; Rabarivola, M.L.; Rakotoarisoa, S.E.; Andrianahay, M. [OLG 144] Madagascar K000952888 No
Mozambique K:SPC-28396.000 No
Schweinfurth, G.; Riva, D. [243] Eritrea K000199652 Unknown Type Material Yes
Datizua, C.; Langa, C.; Osborne, J.; Zandamela, J.; Melecuane, B. (driver) [CD49] Mozambique K001346580 No
Matimele, H.; Zandamela, J.; Osborne, J.; Rokni, S.; Langa, C.; Munwane, C.; Machuama, B. [HM 2612] Mozambique K001346049 Yes
Rakotonasolo, F.; Hoffmann, P.; Rakotoarisoa, S.E.; Ralimanana, H. [RNF 916] Madagascar K001634694 Yes
Drummond, R.B.; Hemsley, J.H. [2366] Tanzania K:SPC-08927.000 No
Long, D.G.; Rae, D.A.H. [312] Botswana K000511040 No
Heath, A.; Heath, R. [2040] Botswana K001581972 Yes
Heath, A.; Heath, R. [2041] Botswana K001581970 Yes
Bernardi, L. [11328] Madagascar K000382892 No
Richard, A. [091] Madagascar K000382895 No
Wild, H. [S.R.G.H. 416] Zimbabwe K:SPC-08929.000 No
B. [6721] Botswana K000511043 No
Phillipson, P.B. [2734] Madagascar K000382896 No
Gilbert, M.G.; Sebsebe, D.; Vollesen, K. [8225] Ethiopia K000199651 Type Yes
Polhill, R. [257] Kenya K:SPC-24817.000 No
Polhill, R.; Paulo, S. [473] Kenya K:SPC-24823.000 No
Gillett, J.B.; Hemming, C.F.; Watson, R.M. [21938] Somalia K000199665 Type Yes
Gillett, J.B.; Hemming, C.F.; Watson, R.M. [21938] Somalia K000199666 Isotype Yes
Tanzania K000406655 Unknown Type Material Yes
Drummond, R.B.; Hemsley, J.H. [2370] Tanzania K:SPC-15455.000 No
Drummond, R.B.; Hemsley, J.H. [2367] Tanzania K:SPC-16040.000 No
Verdcourt, B. [722] Kenya K:SPC-08932.000 No
Du Puy, B.; Du Puy, D.J.; Labat, J.-.N. [601] Madagascar K000382891 No
Guidotti, R. [2] Somalia K000199664 Unknown Type Material Yes

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