African Plant Database

Commiphora serrata Engl.
Protologue : Monogr. Phan. 4: 24 (1883)
Information on the genus : Commiphora
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Commiphora serrata var. multipinnata Engl. (1883)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Spiny tree 5-20 m; bark smooth, green; young branches ± 2 mm Ø, glabrous or sparsely hispid with hairs ± 1 mm long; leaves pinnate, hispidulous or almost glabrous, leaflets 9-17; petiole to 3-5,5 cm long.
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Ecology : Thickets, also coastal; scrub; dry forest; especially among rocks; coastal woodland; 2-700 m alt.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. Trop. E. Africa Burseraceae: 70-71 (1991)
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