African Plant Database


Boswellia pirottae Chiov.
Family : BURSERACEAE
Protologue : Ann. Bot. (Rome) 9: 53 (1911)
Information on the genus : Boswellia
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree to 10 m; bark grey to black, rugose to reticulately fissured, not peeling; branchlets crisped pubescent, glaucous.
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Ecology : Commiphora, Boswellia, Combretum and Acacia, Lannea woodland, on steep rocky slopes; 1200-1800 m alt.
  Near B. papyrifera.
  Rare.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 189 (2006).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
 
Map
carte afrique num 7738
 
Record n°7738
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