African Plant Database

Boswellia pirottae Chiov.
Protologue : Ann. Bot. (Rome) 9: 53 (1911)
Information on the genus : Boswellia
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.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 189 (2006).
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see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The International Plant Name Index
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