A nice fat one, pruned by
goats in generations.
This famous member of the
Burseraceae family was given this name by Friedrich
August Flueckiger in 1867. It is found in Oman,
Somalia and Yemen, growing in a well drained soil with
little to some water and lots of sun. The stem, which seems to grow
a bit thin for a caudiciform, grow to 50 centimetres. Depending on
the conditions, it grow from two to eight meters height. The flowers
are white, but it is famous for is myrrh.