Commiphora

(kŏ-mif′ŏ-ră )

[L. Commiphora, fr Gr. kommiphora, gum-bearing]
A genus of nearly 200 flowering plants, shrubs, and trees, native to Africa, Arabia, and India. Several species produce fragrant resins used for incense, perfume, and medication.

Commiphora gileadensis

SEE: balm of Gilead (1)

Commiphora mukul

SEE: guggul

Commiphora opobalsamum

SEE: balm of Gilead (1)

Commiphora wightii

SEE: guggul

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