Bursera Jacq. ex L.

Wunderlin, R.P., Hansen, B.F. & Franck, A.R. (2017) Flora of Florida. Volume 4. University Press of Florida

Description of the genus

Trees. Leaves alternate, imparipinnately compound; leaflets opposite, petiolate, without stipules. Flowers in axillary racemiform panicles, actinomorphic. Sepals 3-5 basally connate; petals free, 3-5. Fruit a several-seeded drupe.

Worldwide: About 100 species native to North America, West Indies, Mexico, Central and South America.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

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bipinnata (Moc. & Sessé ex DC.) Engl.

Other sources of information about Bursera:

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Bursera
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Bursera
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Bursera
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Bursera
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Bursera
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Bursera
JSTOR Plant Science: Bursera
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Bursera
Plants of the World Online: Bursera
Tropicos: Bursera
Wikipedia: Bursera

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Bursera.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1709, retrieved 24 May 2024

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