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Commiphora schimperi

(O.Berg) Engl.

Burseraceae


Very similar to Commiphora africana[
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Title
Flora Zambesiaca
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://apps.kew.org/efloras/fz/intro.html
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent online flora of plants from the Zambezi River basin. It lists a number of the plant uses as well as the habitats and botanical descriptions of the plants.
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+ Synonyms

Balsamodendrum schimperi O.Berg

Commiphora arussensis Engl.

Commiphora betschuanica Engl.

Commiphora buraensis Engl.

Commiphora flabellulifera Chiov.

Commiphora hollisii Burtt Davy

Commiphora neumannii Engl.

Commiphora resiniflua Martelli

Commiphora trothae Engl.

Common Name:

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General Information

Commiphora schimperi is a spiny shrub or small tree growing from 2 - 6 metres tall.
The plant is harvested from the wild for its gum.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References

308
Title
Flora Zambesiaca
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://apps.kew.org/efloras/fz/intro.html
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent online flora of plants from the Zambezi River basin. It lists a number of the plant uses as well as the habitats and botanical descriptions of the plants.

Range

Eastern Africa - S. Africa north to Ethiopia and into Arabia.

Habitat

Usually on rocky hillsides or outcrops in Brachystegia woodland or in mixed woodland[
308
Title
Flora Zambesiaca
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://apps.kew.org/efloras/fz/intro.html
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
An excellent online flora of plants from the Zambezi River basin. It lists a number of the plant uses as well as the habitats and botanical descriptions of the plants.
].

Properties

Other Uses Rating *  *
HabitShrub
Height4.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

A plant of drier areas of the tropics and subtropics, growing in areas with a distinct dry season.

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

A gum resin is obtained from 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.
]. It is used like myrrh[
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.
].

Propagation

Seed -
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