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Author:  J.M.H.A. Perrier de la Bāthie, 1944
Origin:  Madagascar
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Minimum - Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  10 Centimetres
Height:  40 Centimetres
Flower:  Greenish Yellow
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  -
Synonyms:  -

This member of the Burseraceae family was described by Joseph Marie Henry Alfred Perrier de la Bāthie in 1944. It is found on Madagascar, growing in a well drained soil with little water and lots of sun. The short stem can grow up to ten centimetres in diameter, the whole plant can reach 40 centimetres. The flowers are greenish yellow.

The genera name from Greek kommi; 'gum' and Greek -phoros; 'carrying' for the balsam-like scented resin. The species name after Jean-Henri Humbert, 1887-1967, a French botanist born in Paris.