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Family: BURSERACEAE 

 Commiphora kataf
 

Photo by Panos & Stavros.

  
Author:  Heinrich Gustav Adolf  Engler 1883
Family:  Burseraceae
Habitat:  Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Yemen
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  25 centimetres
Height:  1,5 meter
Flower:  Greenish Yellow
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  Kanniedood
Synonyms:  Amyris kataf Forssk.1775. Commiphora gallaensis, Heinrich Gustav Adolf Engler 1912. Commiphora erythraea, Heinrich Gustav Adolf Engler. Hemprichia inermis, G. Ehrenberg. Hemprichia erythraea, G. Ehrenberg. Heudelotia africana, Guill. Perr. Balsamodendrum kataf Kunth. Commiphora schimperi, Heinrich Gustav Adolf Engler Balsamodendrum africanum, Arn.
This member of the Burseraceae family was given this name by Heinrich Gustav Adolf  Engler in 1883. It if found in Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania and Yemen, growing in grit or other well drained soil with some water and lots of sun. The stem can grow up to 25 centimetres in diameter and one and a half meter high.