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Family: BURSERACEAE 

 Commiphora namaensis
 

Photo by: Tim Harvey.

  
Author:  Hans Schinz 1908
Family:  Burseraceae
Habitat:  Namibia
Soil:  Grit-Mix
Water:  Minimum
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  20 centimetres
Height:  80 centimetres
Flower:  Brownish Orange
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  Nama Corkwood, Nama Kanniedood
Synonyms:  Commiphora rotundifolia Dinter & Engl. 1911
This member of the Burseraceae family was described by Hans Schinz in 1908. It is found in Namibia, growing in grit or other well drained soil with little to some water and lots of sun. The stem can grow to 20 centimetres in diameter, the plant up to 80 centimetres high, or even bigger.