myrrh tree

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Related to myrrh tree: Commiphora myrrha, gum myrrh
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Noun1.myrrh tree - tree of eastern Africa and Asia yielding myrrh
incense tree - any of various tropical trees of the family Burseraceae yielding fragrant gums or resins that are burned as incense
Commiphora, genus Commiphora - genus of East Indian and African trees yielding balsamic products
gum myrrh, myrrh, sweet cicely - aromatic resin that is burned as incense and used in perfume
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The gods became very angry with the daughter and she was turned into a tree, so basically Adonis was born from a tree, the Myrrh tree.
Already pregnant and wandering the earth alone, she prays to the gods and they transform her into a myrrh tree.
Frankincense is the resin from the boswellia tree that grows at the foot of the Himalayas, and myrrh is the collected resin (like pine pitch) from the myrrh tree (Commiphora).