The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

Commiphora

The genus Commiphora is in the family Burseraceae in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).

Statistics are at the end of the page.

Species in Commiphora

See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied Infra. rec.
Commiphora acuminata Mattick Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora africana (A.Rich.) Endl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 4
Commiphora agar Chiov. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora airica A.Chev. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora alata Chiov. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora alaticaulis J.B.Gillett & Vollesen Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora albiflora Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora allophylla Sprague Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora anacardiifolia Dinter & Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora ancistrophora Chiov. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora anfractuosa Chiov. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora anglosomaliae Chiov. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora angolensis Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora angustifoliolata Mendes Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora ankaranensis (Leroy) Cheek & Rakot. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora antunesii Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora aprevalii (Baill.) Guillaumin Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora arafy H.Perrier Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora arenaria Thulin Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora baluensis Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora berardellii Chiov. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora berberidifolia Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora berryi (Arn.) Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora boranensis Vollesen Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora brevicalyx H.Perrier Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora bricchettii Chiov. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora bruceae Chiov. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora buruxa Swanepoel Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora caerulea Burtt Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora campestris Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 2
Commiphora capensis (Sond.) Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora capuronii Bard.-Vauc. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora cassan Chiov. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora caudata (Wight & Arn.) Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Commiphora cervifolia Van der Walt Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora chaetocarpa J.B.Gillett Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora chevalieri Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora chiovendana J.B.Gillett ex Thulin Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora ciliata Vollesen Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora coleopsis H.Perrier Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora confusa Vollesen Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora corrugata J.B.Gillett & Vollesen Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora crenatolobata Chiov. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora crenatoserrata Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora cuneaphylla Chiov. ex Guid. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora cuneifolia Baker Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora cyclophylla Chiov. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora dalzielii Hutch. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora danduensis J.B.Gillett Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora daro Boiteau Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora dinteri Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora discolor Mendes Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora drake-brockmanii Sprague Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora dulcis Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora edulis (Klotzsch) Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 2
Commiphora ellenbeckii Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora ellisiae Vollesen Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora eminii Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 2
Commiphora engleri Guillaumin Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora enneaphylla Chiov. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora erlangeriana Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora erosa Vollesen Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora erythraea (Ehrenb.) Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora falcata Capuron Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora foliacea Sprague Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora franciscana Capuron Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora fraxinifolia Baker Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora fraxinoides (Hiern) K.Schum. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora fulvotomentosa Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora gardoensis J.B.Gillett ex Thulin Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora gariepensis Swanepoel Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora giessii Van der Walt Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora gileadensis (L.) C.Chr. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora gillettii Chiov. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora glandulosa Schinz Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora glaucescens Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora gorinii Chiov. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora gracilifrondosa Dinter ex Van der Walt Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora gracilispina J.B.Gillett Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora grandifolia Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora grosswelleri Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora guerichiania Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora guidottii Chiov. ex Guid. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora guillauminii H.Perrier Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora gurreh Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora habessinica (O.Berg) Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora hartmannii Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora harveyi (Engl.) Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora hereroensis Schinz Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora hildebrandtii Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora hodai Sprague Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora holstii Engl. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora holtziana Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora hornbyi Burtt Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora horrida Chiov. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora humbertii H.Perrier Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora incisa Chiov. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora julifera Chiov. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora kaokoensis Swanepoel Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora karibensis Wild Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora kataf (Forssk.) Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora kerstingii Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora kilimandscharica Engl. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora kraeuseliana Heine Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora kua (R.Br. ex Royle) Vollesen Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Commiphora kucharii Thulin Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora kuneneana Swanepoel Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora lacerata Thulin Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora lamii H.Perrier Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora lasiodisca H.Perrier Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora laxicymigera H.Perrier Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora leandriana H.Perrier Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora leptophloeos (Mart.) J.B.Gillett Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora lindensis Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora lobatospathulata J.B.Gillett ex Thulin Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora longibracteata Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora longipedicellata Vollesen Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora lughensis Chiov. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora madagascariensis Jacq. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora mafaidoha H.Perrier Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora mahafaliensis Capuron Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora marchandii Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora marlothii Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora merkeri Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora merkii Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora microcarpa Chiov. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora mildbraedii Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora mollis (Oliv.) Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora mollis F.Hoffm. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora mombassensis Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora monoica Vollesen Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora monstruosa (H.Perrier) Capuron Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora mossambicensis (Oliv.) Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora mossamedensis Mendes Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora mukul (Hook. ex Stocks) Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora mulelame (Hiern) K.Schum. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora multifoliolata J.B.Gillett ex Thulin Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora multijuga (Hiern) K.Schum. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora murraywatsonii J.B.Gillett ex Thulin Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora myrrha (Nees) Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora namaensis Schinz Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora neglecta Verd. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora oblanceolata Schinz Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora oblongifolia J.B.Gillett Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora obovata Chiov. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora oddurensis Chiov. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora ogadensis Chiov. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora orbicularis Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora ornifolia (Balf.f.) J.B.Gillett Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora otjihipana Swanepoel Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora ovalifolia J.B.Gillett Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora palmatifoliolata Chiov. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora paolii Chiov. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora parvifolia (Balf.f.) Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora pedunculata (Kotschy & Peyr.) Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora pervilleana Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora petiolutata J.B. Gillett Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Commiphora planifrons (Schweinf.) Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora playfairii (Hook.f.) Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora porensis Engl. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora pruinosa Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora pseudopaolii J.B.Gillett Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora pteleifolia Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora pterocarpa H.Perrier Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora pyracanthoides Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora quadricincta Schweinf. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora quercifoliola J.B.Gillett ex Thulin Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora quidottii Chiov. Unresolved L TRO 2012-04-18
Commiphora rangeana Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora reghinii Chiov. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora rehmanniana Engl. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora rostrata Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Commiphora rotundifolia Dinter & Engl. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora ruquietiana Dinter & Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora ruspolii Chiov. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora samharensis Schweinf. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23 1
Commiphora sarandensis Burtt Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora sarcopoda (Paul G.Wilson) Rzed. & R.Palacios Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora saxicola Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora schimperi (O.Bergman) Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora schlechteri Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora schultzei Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora sennii Chiov. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora serrata Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora serrulata Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora sessiliflora Vollesen Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora setulifera Chiov. ex Guid. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora seyrigi Boiteau Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora simplicifolia Schweinf. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora simplicifolia H.Perrier Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora sinuata H.Perrier Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora socotrana (Balf.f.) Engl. Accepted L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora somalensis Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora spathulata Mattick Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora spathulifoliolata Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora sphaerocarpa Chiov. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora sphaerophylla Chiov. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora spinulosa J.B.Gillett ex Thulin Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora staphyleifolia Chiov. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora stellatopubescens J.B.Gillett ex Thulin Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora stellulata H.Perrier Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora steynii Swanepoel Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora stocksiana (Engl.) Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora stolonifera Burtt Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora stolzii Engl. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora subglauca Engl. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora sulcata Chiov. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora swynnertonii Burtt Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora tecomaca (DC.) Rzed. & R.Palacios Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora tenuipetiolata Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora tenuis Vollesen Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora tephrodes Chiov. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora tetramera Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora tomentosa Engl. Unresolved L WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora truncata Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora tsimanampetsae Capuron Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora ugogensis Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora ulugurensis Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora unilobata J.B.Gillett & Vollesen Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora velutina Chiov. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora virgata Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora wightii (Arn.) Bhandari Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora wildii Merxm. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora woodii Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23
Commiphora zanzibarica (Baill.) Engl. Accepted M WCSP (in review) 2012-03-23

Statistics

The Plant List includes 421 scientific plant names of species rank for the genus Commiphora. Of these 208 are accepted species names.

The Plant List includes a further 28 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the genus Commiphora. We do not intend The Plant List to be complete for names of infraspecific rank. These are primarily included because names of species rank are synonyms of accepted infraspecific names.

Species names

The status of the 421 species names for the genus Commiphora recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of binomial name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 208 49.4%
Synonym 186 44.2%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 27 6.4%

All names

The status of the 449 names (including infraspecific names) for the genus Commiphora recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:

Pie chart of all name statuses
Status Total
Accepted 222 49.4%
Synonym 200 44.5%
Unplaced 0 0%
Unassessed 27 6.0%

Of the species names,

The confidence with which the status of the 421 species names recorded in The Plant List for the genus Commiphora, are assigned as follows:

Confidence level Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Total
High confidence 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Medium confidence 206 186 0 0 392 93.1%
Low confidence 2 0 0 27 29 6.9%

The source of the species name records found in The Plant List for the genus Commiphora is as follows:

Source of record Accepted Synonym Unplaced Unassessed Misapplied Total
Tropicos 0 6 0 2 0 8 1.9%
WCSP (in review) 208 180 0 25 0 413 98.1%