What is Resins? Example of Resin Yielding Trees

These are non-volatile products of plants from which they exclude naturally or can be obtained by incision or infection. They are insoluble in water but soluble in organic solvents. They are mixtures of compounds typically including flavanoids, terpenoids and fatty substances.

resin duct.
Resins are produced in specialized surface glands or ducts. They are more common in gymnosperms and dicotyledons than in monocotyledons.

Example of Resin Yielding trees (Source Plant)
Resin
Source Plant
Dammar gum
Members of Dipterocarpaceae
Frankincense
Boswellia sacra
Galbanum
 Ferula gummosa
Hashish
Cannabis indica

Why it is produced? Resin Economic Importance

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