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Tree [ shrub]; generally dioecious or monoecious.
Stem: generally erect, < 15 m.
Leaf: simple or compound, cauline, generally alternate, deciduous, petioled; leaf axis often winged; hairs dense to 0.
Inflorescence: generally panicle or flowers 1.
Flower: radial; generally unisexual, disk ring- or cup-shaped; sepals 3–5, generally united below; petals [0–2]3–5; stamens generally 1–2 × number of petals; ovary superior, chambers 2–5, style 0 or 1.
Fruit: drupe or capsule; stones 1–5, 1-seeded.
18 genera, ± 700 species: worldwide especially tropics; some cultivated (Boswellia, frankincense; Commiphora, myrrh; Bursera, Protium, copal). [Weeks et al. 2005 Molec Phylogen Evol 35:85–101] —Scientific Editor: Thomas J. Rosatti.
Tree, aromatic; dioecious.
Stem: < 10 m; bark smooth, shedding.
Flower: petals inserted beneath disk; stamens 10; ovary chambers 2–3.
Fruit: drupe-like when young, capsule-like in age, valves 3.
± 100 species: tropics, subtropical America. (Joachim Burser, German physician, botanist, 1583–1639) [Porter 1974 Madroño 22:273–276]
Stem: < 4 m; branches spreading, generally red; mature bark white.
Leaf: odd-1- pinnate, 2–8 cm, glabrous; leaf axis winged; leaflets 7–33, 2–5 mm.
Flower: staminate flowers 3–5-parted, pistillate flowers 3-parted; sepals ± 5 mm; petals ± 4 mm, white to cream.
Fruit: 5–8 mm; valves 3; stone yellow.
Rocky slopes; < 700 m. w edge Sonoran Desert (e San Diego, w Imperial, Riverside cos.);
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Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) [year] Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html [accessed on month, day, year]
Citation for an individual treatment: [Author of taxon treatment] [year]. [Taxon name] in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, [URL for treatment]. Accessed on [month, day, year].
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