Swaziland's Flora Database:
Commiphora harveyi (Engl.) Engl.
(name current 2016)
Growth form: Tree
Found within protected areas
Swaziland distribution: various
Local abundance: occasional
Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Commiphora harveyi - Medium-sized tree, hairless throughout. Bark yellowish, peeling off in thin papery sheets. Leaves with three or five leaflets, stalk very slender, up to 3 cm long; leaflets well spaced, thin, oval, tapering to tip, blunt, slightly toothed, up to 6 cm long x 2,5 cm wide. Flowers small, more or less clustered, few in slender inflorescences, c 2 mm long, cream. Fruits spherical, pointed, c 1 cm long.
* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.
Included in Tree Atlas.
Culverwell, J., K.P. Braun (in prep). Mlawula Nature Reserve Annotated Flora Checklist (incomplete, unpublished)