Definition of Genus 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 Genus Commiphora
Literary usage of Genus commiphora
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1. The Volatile Oils by Eduard Gildemeister, Friedrich Hoffmann (1900)
"Myrrh is the dried up emulsion-like juice. originally contained in the parenchyma of the bark, of several species of the genus Commiphora, which belongs to ..."
2. Allen's Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Modes of by Alfred Henry Allen (1911)
"... myrrh with several allied products obtained from trees of the same genus (Commiphora or Balsamodendron). These admixtures are picked out on arrival, ..."