African Plant Database


Commiphora engleri Guillaumin
Family : BURSERACEAE
Protologue : Bull. Soc. Bot. France 56: 141 (1909) 
Information on the genus : Commiphora
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Commiphora acutifoliolata Mattick (1935)
=*Commiphora laxiflora Engl. (1895) (1895), non Baker (1887)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Loosely branched spreading unarmed shrub or tree 3-12 m tall; bark green, the outer layers peeling off in small yellowish flakes
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Ecology : Dry woodland, especially on rocky hills and scarps; 870-1650 m alt.
  Often used to form live fences

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa Burseraceae: 63 (1991)
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 7488
 
Record n°7488
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