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  • Balsamodendron myrrha, which produces the myrrh of commerce, has

    Smith's Bible Dictionary

  • Modern authorities declare the frankincense-tree (_Boswellia thurifera_) to be still a native of Hadramaut; [968] and there is no doubt that the myrrh-tree (_Balsamodendron myrrha_) also grows there.

    History of Phoenicia

  • Omumbiri is the local name for the resin from the Commiphora wildii tree, a relative of the Commiphora myrrha tree that produces myrrh.

    Now Smell This

  • Myrrh (Comniphora myrrha) is native to the area around the Red Sea and used as a preservative for wine and in embalming of the dead.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • O DOMINE IESU, adoro te in sepulcro positum, myrrha et aromatibus conditum.

    Catholic Church Conservation

  • For thousands of years, several native tree species have provided the raw materials for some of the Horn of Africa’s most important commodities, including frankincense (from Boswellia sacra in Somalia, Yemen and Oman, and B. frereana in Somalia), myrrh (from the widespread Commiphor myrrha and C. guidottii in Somalia and eastern Ethiopia) and dragon’s blood or cinnabar (from Dracaena cinnabari, EN found on Socotra).

    Biological diversity in the Horn of Africa

  • Dcdi ce in fcrdus ihS puli, ut fufcitarc tcrram, & potIidcr homo, myrrha -, minica intra C

    Diurnale Noviomense. ad usum regalis ecclesiæ S. Quintini accommodatum. Pars hiemalis (æstiva).

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