Definition of Commiphora
1. Noun. Genus of East Indian and African trees yielding balsamic products.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Burseraceae, Family Burseraceae, Torchwood Family
Member holonyms: Balm Of Gilead, Commiphora Meccanensis, Commiphora Myrrha, Myrrh Tree
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Commiphora
Literary usage of Commiphora
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1897)
"commiphora Abyssinica (No. 1700, Schweinfurth).—Erythraea. Neither fruit, bark, nor leaves have any bitterness or aroma. 2. C. Schimperi (No. ..."
2. The Timber Trees, Timber and Fancy Woods, as Also, the Forests, of India and by Edward Balfour (1870)
"Anogeissus latif'olius, Wall.., svn. of Conocarpus. Amyris commiphora. ... Amyris commiphora, Rt>.rb., syn. of commiphora ..."
3. Report by Dr. M.C. Cooke, on the Gums, Resins, Oleo-resins, and Resinous by Mordecai Cubitt Cooke (1874)
"Balsamodendron Roxburghii, Arn. Amyris. commiphora. ... then at Madras, specimens of the fluid gum obtained from the Amyris commiphora, collected at ..."