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Commiphora hildebrandtii

(Engl.) Engl.

Burseraceae

+ Synonyms

Balsamea hildebrandtii Engl.

Commiphora ogadensis Chiov.

Commiphora tephrodes Chiov.

Common Name:

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General Information

Commiphora hildebrandtii is an unarmed, deciduous shrub or small tree, growing up to 6 metres or more tall[
500
Title
Flora of Somalia
Publication
 
Author
Thulin M. (Editor)
Publisher
Kew Publishing, London.
Year
1993
ISBN
 
Description
Detailed information on the plants of the region, often adding notes on the plants uses.
].
The tree is harvested from the wild for local use as a source of gum and wood.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

500
Title
Flora of Somalia
Publication
 
Author
Thulin M. (Editor)
Publisher
Kew Publishing, London.
Year
1993
ISBN
 
Description
Detailed information on the plants of the region, often adding notes on the plants uses.

Range

Northeast tropical Africa - Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya.

Habitat

Not known

Properties

Other Uses Rating *  *
HabitDeciduous Shrub
Height5.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

A plant of semi-arid regions in the tropics, where it is found at elevations up to 1,700 metres[
500
Title
Flora of Somalia
Publication
 
Author
Thulin M. (Editor)
Publisher
Kew Publishing, London.
Year
1993
ISBN
 
Description
Detailed information on the plants of the region, often adding notes on the plants uses.
].

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

A gum resin is obtained from incisions in the stems[
46
Title
Dictionary of Economic Plants.
Publication
 
Author
Uphof. J. C. Th.
Publisher
Weinheim
Year
1959
ISBN
-
Description
An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants. Not for the casual reader.
,
299
Title
Protabase - Plant Resources of Tropical Africa.
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.prota.org
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent on-line database with detailed information on over 3,200 species of useful plants of Africa.
].

The wood is used for making small milk vessels[
299
Title
Protabase - Plant Resources of Tropical Africa.
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://www.prota.org
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent on-line database with detailed information on over 3,200 species of useful plants of Africa.
].

Propagation

Seed -
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