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Family: BURSERACEAE 

 Boswellia popoviana
 

Photo by Boris "Puk" Vrskovy.

  
Author:  Frank Nigel Hepper 1971
Family:  Burseraceae
Habitat:  Socotra
Soil:  Rocks
Water:  Minimum
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  25 centimetres or more
Height:  3 meters or more
Flower:  Rose
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  -

Photo by Boris "Puk" Vrskovy.

   This member of the Burseraceae family was described by Frank Nigel Hepper in 1971. It is found on Socotra, growing on rocks with little water and lots of sun. The flowers are rose. The plant can grow to three meters or more, the stem can reach 25 centimetres in diameter, or more.

Photo by Boris "Puk" Vrskovy.