Definition of Commiphora myrrha
1. Noun. Tree of eastern Africa and Asia yielding myrrh.
Generic synonyms: Incense Tree
Group relationships: Commiphora, Genus Commiphora
Terms within: Gum Myrrh, Myrrh, Sweet Cicely
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Literary usage of Commiphora myrrha
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1. Materia medica and pharmacy by Reynold Webb Wilcox, Sir William Hale-White (1905)
"Name of Drug. Myrrh. Manila Elemi. MYRRH.—A gum-resin obtained from Commiphora Myrrha (Nees) Engler (Fam. ..."
2. Materia Medica and Therapeutics for Physicians and Students by John Barclay Biddle, Clement Biddle (1895)
"Myrrh is a GUM-RESIN obtained from commiphora myrrha (Nat. Ord. Burseraceae), a small shrubby tree of Arabia Felix and Africa. ..."
3. A Textbook of Pharmacology and Therapeutics by Arthur Robertson Cushny (1903)
"... obtained from commiphora myrrha (USP), from Balsamodendron Myrrha (BP), containing a small quantity of volatile oil. ..."
4. Select Extra-tropical Plants: Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1891)
"(commiphora myrrha, Engler.) Deserts of Arabia. This tree yields the commercial " Myrrh," but perhaps some other species may produce the same substance. ..."
5. The Pharmacopoeia of the United States of America: (The United States by United States Pharmacopeial Convention (1820)
"Average dose.— 0.500 Gm. = 500 milligrammes (7^ grains). MYRRHA Myrrh A gum-resin obtained from commiphora myrrha (Nées) Engler (Fam. ..."