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|Family: Burseraceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Tree, aromatic; dioecious. Stem: < 10 m; bark smooth, shedding. Inflorescence: panicle. Flower: petals inserted beneath disk; stamens 10; ovary chambers 2--3. Fruit: drupe-like when young, capsule-like in age, valves 3.
Species In Genus: +- 100 species: tropics, subtropical America. Etymology: (Joachim Burser, German physician, botanist, 1583--1639)
eFlora Treatment Author: Duncan M. Porter
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Burseraceae
Next taxon: Bursera microphylla
Citation for this treatment: Duncan M. Porter 2016. Bursera, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=9204, accessed on May 06, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 06, 2016.