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Family: BURSERACEAE 

 Commiphora saxicola
 

Photo by Gregg DeChirico.

  
Author:  Heinrich Gustav Adolf Engler 1889
Family:  Burseraceae
Habitat:  Namib Desert, Central Namibia
Soil:  Grit or Mix
Water:  Minimum-Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  20 centimetres
Height:  80 centimetres
Flower:  Greenish-Yellow
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  -
Synonyms:  -

Photo by: Tim Harvey.

   This member of the Burseraceae family was described by Heinrich Gustav Adolf Engler in 1889. It is found in two small spots in the middle of the Namib Desert, central Namibia, growing in grit or a well drained soil with little water and lots of sun. The stem can grow to 20 centimetres in diameter and 80 centimetres height. The flowers are greenish-yellow.