family Burseraceae


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Noun1.family Burseraceae - resinous or aromatic chiefly tropical shrubs or treesfamily Burseraceae - 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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Frankincense is the dried gum resin of Boswellia carterii, one of 43 species in the genus Boswellia of the family Burseraceae. It has been commonly used to alleviate pain in different diseases [7, 8].
Samples of the dried oleo-gum-resin of Boswellia carteri Birdwood and Commiphora myrrha Engler Family Burseraceae were purchased from Haraz Egyptian herbal store, Cairo, Egypt.