Burseraceae

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Noun1.Burseraceae - resinous or aromatic chiefly tropical shrubs or treesBurseraceae - resinous or aromatic chiefly tropical shrubs or trees
rosid dicot family - a family of dicotyledonous plants
Geraniales, order Geraniales - an order of plants of subclass Rosidae including geraniums and many other plants; see Euphorbiaceae; Geraniaceae; Rutaceae; Malpighiaceae; Simaroubaceae; Meliaceae; Zygophyllaceae; Tropaeolaceae
incense tree - any of various tropical trees of the family Burseraceae yielding fragrant gums or resins that are burned as incense
Bursera, genus Bursera - type genus of Burseraceae; tropical and subtropical American shrubs and trees some yielding timber and gum elemi
Boswellia, genus Boswellia - genus of trees of North Africa and India that yield incense
Commiphora, genus Commiphora - genus of East Indian and African trees yielding balsamic products
genus Protium, Protium - genus of chiefly tropical American trees having fragrant wood and yielding gum elemi
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Part of the expedition found its way back to Egypt by way of the upper Nile, while five shiploads, including incense-trees, returned by sea.
The roots of the incense-trees can still be seen before the Deir el-Bahri temple, where they were planted and where they perfumed the night air.