Commiphora habessinica

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Commiphora habessinica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Sapindales
Family: Burseraceae
Genus: Commiphora
Species: C. habessinica
Binomial name
Commiphora habessinica
(O.Berg) Engl.
Synonyms[1]

Commiphora habessinica, sometimes known as Abyssinian myrrh, is a species of flowering plant in the Burseraceae native to Africa and the Arabian Peninsula.[2] It was first described by Otto Karl Berg in 1862 as Balsamodendrum habessinicum from northeast Africa.[3] It was then transferred to the genus Commiphora by Adolf Engler in 1883, but given the name Commiphora abyssinica, an orthographical variant.[2][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Plant List: A Working List of All Plant Species". Retrieved June 6, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Commiphora habessinica". Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN) online database. Retrieved 25 April 2013. 
  3. ^ International Organization for Plant Information (IOPI). "Plant Name Search Results" (HTML). International Plant Names Index. Retrieved 25 April 2013. 
  4. ^ International Organization for Plant Information (IOPI). "Plant Name Search Results" (HTML). International Plant Names Index. Retrieved 25 April 2013.