Definition of Genus Boswellia
1. Noun. Genus of trees of North Africa and India that yield incense.
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
Literary usage of Genus Boswellia
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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 ..."