This famous member of the
Burseraceae family was given this name by Friedrich
August Flueckiger in 1867. It is found in Oman,
Somalia and Yemen, growing in a well drained soil with
little to some water and lots of sun. The stem, which seems to grow
a bit thin for a caudiciform, grow to 50 centimetres. Depending on
the conditions, it grow from two to eight meters height. The flowers
are white, but it is famous for is myrrh.