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Table 3 Contemporary names of dragon’s blood (tree/resin) in the Arabic region [39, 46, 68, 69, 91]

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

Area (D. species) Dragon’s blood names (tree/resin)
Socotra (D. cinnabari) [39, 46] A’arhiyib Iydihaa Emzoloha Ahrieb Dum al-akhawin  
Yemen (D. serrulata) [68] Airob Kasar Kasl Arrab Khwas Faliqat al-gawz
Saudia (D. serrulata) [69] Arab Khazm Khazami Arrab Khaws Azaf
Oman (D. serrulata) [91] Areeb    Ariab   Ayrob
Sudan (D. ombet)b Embet Emet Ras al-shitan Shagart al-Tinnin   
Somalia (D. ombet)b Dinaw Mooli     
Morocco (D. draco)b Ajgal      
  1. aDragon’s blood resin
  2. bBy communication (see data collection)