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Table 1 Appearing of dragon’s blood names (resin/tree) from the first century ad to 2000 ad

From: Exploring the historical distribution of Dracaena cinnabari using ethnobotanical knowledge on Socotra Island, Yemen

No. Author Referred to Dragon’s blood name Year Notes
1 Breasted [57] Marchant Indian cinnabar 60 Resin
2 Breasted [57] Dioscorides Kinnabar 90 Resin
3 Abu Hanifa [60] Al-sulaik Eda’a 605 Resin
4 Ibn Manzur and Mukarram [61] Al-asmai Andam 800 Resin
5 Ibn Manzur and Mukarram [61] Al-asmai Dum al-akhawin 800 Resin
6 Ibn Sallam [59]   Shian 838 Resin
7 Ibn Sallam [59]   Baqam 838 Resin
8 Abu Hanifa [60]   Shian 869 Tree
9 Ibn Manzur and Mukarram [61] Ibn Barii Al-huraifah 1165 Tree
10 Abi Umran [75]   Katir 1204 Resin
11 Ibn Al-baitar [76]   Dum al-tinnin 1248 Resin
12 Ibn Al-baitar [76]   Dum al-thuban 1248 Resin
13 Al-Firuzabadi [62]   Dum al-akhawin 1410 Tree/resin
14 Al-Firuzabadi [62]   Eda’a 1410 Tree/resin
15 Al-Firuzabadi [62]   Andam 1410 Tree/resin
16 Wellsted [64]   Dum khoheil 1835 Resin
17 Wellsted [64]   Dragon’s blood 1835 Tree/resin
18 Wellsted [64]   Moselle 1835 Resin
19 Balfour [65] B.C.S Kharya 1835 Tree
20 Breasted [57] Bent Blood of two brothers 1893 Resin
21 Forbes [55]   Arhieb 1899 Tree