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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Burseraceae — several New World shrubs and trees.


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  • The forested areas are dominated by tree species such as Bursera copallifera, B. palmeri, B. bipinnata, Ipomoea intrapilosa, I. Murucoides, Ceiba aesculifolia, Euphorbia fulva, Leucaena glauca, and Lysiloma divaricata.

    Bajío dry forests

  • The nod is also there on the epic 'Bursera' which could be something from the

    The Line Of Best Fit

  • 'Bursera' is probably the centrepiece here - it's certainly where the simple idea of two intertwined guitars is pushed to its seam-bursting logical limit.

    The Line Of Best Fit

  • The principal species are xerophytic and include the cactus species Bursera graveolens, Croton scouleri, Brachycereus nesioticus, Jasminocereus thouarsii (R) and Opuntia echios ssp.

    Galápagos National Park & Galápagos Marine Resources Reserve, Ecuador

  • Characteristic or common trees at lower elevations are, amongst others: Swietenia macrophylla, Apeiba membranacea, Bursera simaruba, Carapa guianensis, Casearia arborea, Cedrela odorata, Eugenia sp.,

    Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve, Honduras

  • In the higher mountain forest, the dominant trees are mahogany Swietenia macrophylla, Tabebuia spp., cedar Cedrela odorata, Bursera simaruba and Clusia salviniie.

    Río Plátano Biosphere Reserve, Honduras

  • Today, the most common vegetation is represented by Crescentia cujete, Guazuma ulmifolia, Cassia fistula, Bursera graveolens, Spondias mombin, Bauhinia picta, Ceiba pentandra and Gliricidia sepium.

    Patía Valley dry forests

  • As purchase of a natural pine represents a luxury commodity to most Mexican families, the typical arbolito (little tree) is often an artificial one, a bare branch cut from a copal tree (Bursera microphylla) or some type of shrub collected from the countryside.

    Feliz navidad: making merry in Mexico

  • Several cayes have stands of littoral forest with ziricote Cordia sebestena, teabox Myrica cerifera, gumbo limbo Bursera simaruba and coco plum Chrysobalanus icaco.

    Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System, Belize

  • Dominant species in petenes (besides mangrove trees) are: Manilkara zapota, Bursera simaruba, Malvaviscus arboreus, and Ficus tecolutlensis.

    Petenes mangroves


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