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Family: BURSERACEAE 

 Commiphora monstruosa
 

Photo from California Cactus Center.

  
Author:  René Paul Raymond Capuron 1962
Family:  Burseraceae
Habitat:  Toliara; Madagascar
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Medium
Thickness:  15 Centimetres
Height:  120 Centimetres
Flower:  Greenish-Yellow
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  Operculicarya monstruosa, Joseph Marie Henry Alfred Perrier de la Bâthie 1944. By mistake:

Not much of a caudex, I have to admit.

   This member of the Burseraceae family was given this name by René Paul Raymond Capuron in 1962. It is found around Toliara in the south-western Madagascar, growing in a well drained soil with some water and some sun. The stem can grow to fifteen centimetres in diameter, the whole plant up to 120 centimetres.