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Family: BURSERACEAE 

 Boswellia dioscoridis
 


A young plant from Specks Exotica

  
Author:  Mats Ingmar Thulin 2001
Family:  Burseraceae
Habitat:  South-Eastern Socotra
Soil:  Mix - Grit
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium - Maximum
Thickness:  30 Centimetres
Height:  7 Metres
Flower:  White - Cream
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  -

Leaves in an early stage by Soumen Aditya


The swollen stem of a young tree by
Soumen Aditya

   This member of the Burseraceae family was given this name by Mats Thulin in 2001. It is found in in several areas in the south eastern half of Socotra, growing in a well drained soil or even on bare rocks with some water and some to lots of sun. The stem can grow to 30 centimetres in diameter, the entire plant to seven metres in height. The flowers are white to cream coloured.


Wild plant by Mitsuko Shingai