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Family: BURSERACEAE 

 Commiphora virgata
 

Photo by: Tim Harvey.

  
Author:  Heinrich Gustav Adolf Engler 1894
Family:  Burseraceae
Habitat:  Somaliland
Soil:  Grit
Water:  Minimum
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  30 centimetres
Height:  120 centimetres
Flower:  Green - Greenish Yellow
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  Slender Corkwood, Twiggy Commiphora
Synonyms:  -
This member of the Burseraceae family was described by Heinrich Gustav Adolf Engler in 1894. It is found in Namibia, growing in grit with little to some water and lots of sun. The stem can grow to 30 centimetres in diameter, the plant can reach 120 centimetres. The flowers are green to greenish yellow.