African Plant Database


Boswellia globosa Thulin
Family : BURSERACEAE
Protologue : Nord. J. Bot. 24(4): 373 (2007)
Information on the genus : Boswellia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Boswellia bricchettii auct. sensu Vollesen in Kew Bull. 40: 40 (1985)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree ± 2,5-4 m; bark purplish black, smooth; young shoots greyish to purplish brown, longitudinally ridged, pubescent with spreading straight to ± crisped ± 0,1-0,4 mm long hairs.
Ecology : Limestone boulders in gully in semidesert bushland with Acacia spp,Commiphora spp., ETC; 150-250 m alt.
  Close to B. neglecta (and cited as an extreme form of this in Thulin, Fl. Somal. 2: 187, 1999).
  Another endemic in these arid foothills is Acacia somalensis
  Known in two localities.
 
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 182936
 
Record n°182936 modified 2007-03-15
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