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Commiphora saxicola

Plants of Namibia

endrosicyos socotranus, the only tree species of the Cucurbitaceae family  Photo: Steve Scott, RBGE     Socotra has a high diversity of Boswellia (Burseraceae) species; trees that produce frankincense or olibanum, an incense which has been traded for some 5000 years for use in religious ceremonies and medicine

Socotra has many trees that produce frankincense, an incense used in religious ceremonies & medicine for yrs.

Mammillaria bocasana roseiflora

Mammillaria bocasana roseiflora

Boswellia sacra (commonly known as frankincense or olibanum-tree)[5] is a tree in the Burseraceae family. It is the primary tree in the genus Boswellia from which frankincense, a resinous dried sap, is harvested. It is native to the Arabian Peninsula (Oman, Yemen), and northeastern Africa (Somalia).[5]

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Commiphora glaucescens

Plants of Namibia

Commiphora glaucescens

Plants of Namibia

Commiphora tenuipetiolata

Plants of Namibia

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