African Plant Database

Commiphora quadricincta Schweinf. ex Engl.
Protologue : Nat. Pflanzenfam. ed. 3 vol.4: 253 (1896)
Information on the genus : Commiphora
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Commiphora airica A. Chev. (1932)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrub or tree 3-5 m tall, multistemmed; trunk and main branches covered by greyish-brown flaking bark; branchlets spine-tipped.
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Ecology : Dry rocky and hilly ground in tall grass savanna; wadi sides; clayey hollow; dune-sand; eroded gully at the base of a cliff; light soils; Acacia, Commiphora bushland, Acacia, Adansonia wooded grassland; lava; 500-1000 m alt.
  SE Egypt; Yemen, SW Saudi Arabia.

Bibliography other :
  • Bull. Herb. Boissier 7, app. 2: 283 (1899) 

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Med-Checklist 1: 117 (1984).
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 2: 69 (2000).

Bibliography other :
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
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Record n°7531 modified 2008-10-28
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