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Commiphora sessiliflora Vollesen
Kew Bull. 40(1): 71. 1985 [11 Feb 1985]

Accepted Scientific Name: Commiphora guidottii Chiov.
Fl. Somala 2: 91. 1932 [Sep-Dec 1932]

Commiphora sessiliflora (Commiphora guidottii) Photo by: © Plantemania
This species is believed to be the source of the scented myrrh mentioned in the Bible.


Common Names include:
ENGLISH: scented myrrh
SOMALI ( Soomaaliga): Hadi (the tree), habak hadi (the gum)

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