Boswellia rivae Engl.
  • Ann. Bot. (Rome)


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Boswellia rivae Engl. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000569722. Accessed on: 02 Jul 2020'

Morphology

Shrub or small tree with a short bole, up to 7 m. tall; bark mottled yellowish grey, peeling in small papery flakes.

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    Leaves up to 18 cm. long, pilose-pubescent with stiff erect hairs ± 0.4 mm. long; petiole 4–16 mm. long; leaflets 13–25, opposite or alternate, almost sessile, oblong, rounded at base and apex, crenate, up to 18 mm. × 10 mm. near the middle of the leaf, rather smaller above, much smaller below, the lowest sometimes only 2 mm. long.

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    Flowers pink, pubescent, in few-flowered pubescent panicles 2–5 cm. long; pedicels 3–8 mm. long.

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    Calyx ± 1.5 mm. long with broad blunt lobes.

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    Fruit grey-green, sparsely pubescent, ± 20 mm. long × 9 mm. wide; nutlets with apical, lateral and basal spines.

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    Fig. 2/2–10.

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    Petals elliptic, 4–6 mm. long, 1.5 mm. wide.

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    Filaments densely pilose, ± 3 mm. long, tapering gradually from the base; anthers 1.5 mm. long.

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     Information From

    Burseraceae
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    http://www.plantsoftheworldonline.org/terms-and-conditions
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    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    Global Tree Assessment
    http://www.bgci.org/
    BGCI. 2018. GlobalTreeSearch online database. Botanic Gardens Conservation International. Richmond, U.K. Available at www.bgci.org. Accessed on 30/11/2018.
    • D Botanic Gardens Conservation International
    International Union for Conservation of Nature v.3
    https://www.iucnredlist.org/
    IUCN 2019. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2019-1.
    • E See IUCN Terms and conditions of use http://www.iucnredlist.org/info/terms-of-use
    International Union for Conservation of Nature
    https://www.iucn.org/
    IUCN 2016. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2016-2
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