Ingmar Thulin, 2001
South-Eastern Socotra; Yemen
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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
genera name honours the Scottish botanist John Boswell, 1710 - 1780.
The species name from the old name for Socotra: Dioscoris.