Author: Jan Scholten
English: Torchwood family; Frankincense family; Myrrh family; Incense tree family.
Botany: ± 18 genera; ± 540 species; resin canals; bark aromatic peeling.
Content: biflavonoids; resins.
Culture: book The Constant Gardener, John le Carré.
Burseraceae is one of the main Families in the Sapindales in the Apg3 classification.
In the Plant theory Burseraceae is placed in Subphase 3.