Definition of Genus Boswellia

1. Noun. Genus of trees of North Africa and India that yield incense.

Exact synonyms: Boswellia
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Burseraceae, Family Burseraceae, Torchwood Family
Member holonyms: Boswellia Carteri, Boswellia Serrata, Salai

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Boswellia

genus Bolbitis
genus Boletellus
genus Boletus
genus Boltonia
genus Bomarea
genus Bombax
genus Bombina
genus Bombus
genus Bombyx
genus Bonasa
genus Borago
genus Borrelia
genus Bos
genus Boselaphus
genus Boswellia (current term)
genus Botaurus
genus Bothrops
genus Botrychium
genus Bougainvillaea
genus Bougainvillea
genus Bouteloua
genus Bowiea
genus Boykinia
genus Brachinus
genus Brachychiton
genus Brachycome
genus Brachystegia
genus Bradypus
genus Brama

Literary usage of Genus Boswellia

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report by Dr. M.C. Cooke, on the Gums, Resins, Oleo-resins, and Resinous by Mordecai Cubitt Cooke (1874)
"The characters of one of them make it, I believe, necessary that the characters hitherto given of the genus Boswellia should be reconsidered ; and hence the ..."

2. Transactions of the Linnean Societyby Linnean Society of London, Linnean Society of London Library by Linnean Society of London, Linnean Society of London Library (1867)
"Q. On the genus Boswellia, with descriptions and figures of three new species xxvii. Ill Boswellia, On the genus, with descriptions of three new species. ..."

3. Pharmaceutical Journal by Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1846)
"... 1835 : " From the affinity in vegetation between parts of Arabia, Persia, and India, it is not impossible but the genus Boswellia may extend into other ..."

4. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London by Linnean Society of London (1827)
"... different plant,) was inserted in the Asiatic Researches* under the name of Boswellia serrata: and another species of the same genus, Boswellia glabra, ..."

5. The Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents: Travels and Explorations of the by Reuben Gold Thwaites, Jesuits (1899)
"In the quality of incense (a gum from Arabia, also called " oliban," produced by trees of the genus Boswellia). To the cleaner, purer, and more symmetrical ..."

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