African Plant Database

Boswellia dalzielii Hutch.
Protologue : Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 137 (1910)
Information on the genus : Boswellia
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Boswellia odorata Hutch. (1910) p.p. (leaves)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Tree 4-15 m; bole with pale papery bark, peeling and ragged, containing a whitish fragrant resin; branches slender, ascending
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Ecology : Wooded savanna, sometimes in large (± pure) stands with Anogeissus leiocarpus; also scattered; granitic hills, dry ± shallow soils. Sometimes planted (ornamental, live-fence).
  When leafless can be confused with a Lannea.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:169, 212 (2012)
  • César J. & C. Chatelain (2019). Flore illustrée du Tchad. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de Genève, Coopération Suisse & Univ. N'Djaména

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 189 (2006).
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