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Burseraceae Kunth - Frankincense Family

1. Boswellia sacra Flueck.

(Boswellia bhaw-dajiana, Boswellia carteri, Boswellia undulatocrenata)

Common names: Frankincense tree

Extract from Wikipedia article: Boswellia sacra (also frankincense and olibanum-tree) is a tree in the Burseraceae family, which is the primary tree in the genus Boswellia from which is frankincense (a resinous dried sap) is harvested. The olibanum tree is plant native to the Arabian Peninsula, specifically to the countries of Oman and Yemen, and to the Horn of Africa, specifically Somalia).

LinkFrankincense tree (Boswellia sacra) in Rawdat Al Faras Research Station (RAFRS, or Qatar University Farm) near Al Zubara Road. Qatar, April 20, 2016

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