genus Commiphora


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Related to genus Commiphora: Commiphora opobalsamum
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Noun1.genus Commiphora - genus of East Indian and African trees yielding balsamic products
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Burseraceae, family Burseraceae, torchwood family - resinous or aromatic chiefly tropical shrubs or trees
Commiphora meccanensis, balm of gilead - small evergreen tree of Africa and Asia; leaves have a strong aromatic odor when bruised
Commiphora myrrha, myrrh tree - tree of eastern Africa and Asia yielding myrrh
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The genus Commiphora is a member of the Burseraceae (or myrrh) family, which produces resins that have a long history of medicinal use by humans and potentially by wildlife (Gompper and Hoylman 1993).