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Boswellia sacra Flueck.
Lehrb. Pharmak. (1867) 31.
Family: BURSERACEAE

Boswellia sacra Photo by: © Plantemania
Frankincense, an oily gum resin from the tree Boswellia sacra and related species, is named in the Bible as one the three gifts given to the baby Jesus by the 'Three Wise Men'. It has been used for thousands of years in many different cultures.

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Accepted name in llifle Database:
Boswellia sacra Flueck.
Lehrb. Pharmak. (1867) 31.
Synonymy: 7
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Common Names include:
ENGLISH: Olibanum-tree, Incense, Frankincense, Bible frankincense
ARABIC ( لعربية ): Mughur, Mogar, Magher, Bakhor, شجرة اللبان
CATALAN (Català): Gomo-resina, Encens, Olíban
CHINESE (中文): Ru xiang, Ru xiang shu
CROATIAN (Hrvatski): Tamjan, tamjanovac
FRENCH (Français): Oliban, Boswellie, Arbre à encens
GERMAN (Deutsch): Somalischer Weihrauch, Arabischer Weihrauch, Frankincense, Frankincense der Weihrauch, Weihrauchpflanze, Weihrauchbaum, Olibanum
ITALIAN (Italiano): Olibano, Incenso, Albero dell' incenso
RUSSIAN (Русский): Ладанное дерево
SPANISH (Español): Árbol del incienso, Olibán
SWAHILI ( Kiswahili): Ubani


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