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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Myrrh is the exudate produced by the bark of plants belonging to the genus Commiphora (Burseraceae family), which comprises more than 150 species originating mainly from arid tropical and subtropical regions [10, 11].
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).