Taxon: Bursera microphylla A. Gray

 
Genus: Bursera
Family: Burseraceae
Nomen number: 414217
Place of publication: Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 5:155. 1861 ("1862")
Name Verified on: 11-Aug-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 28-Aug-2007
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • elephant-tree  (Source: Trees US) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Baja Norte, - Baja Sur, - Sinaloa, - Sonora, - Zacatecas
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, - California

References:

  • Foster, S. & C. Hobbs A field guide to Western medicinal plants and herbs. 2002 (W Med Pl Herbs)
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  • Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. 1994 (L US Can ed2)
  • Kearney, T. H. & R. H. Peebles Arizona flora, ed. 2. 1969 (F Ariz)
  • Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)
  • Lyke, J. Appendix D. Medicinal plants native to the United States: indicators of rarity and threat. 2001 (Med Pl Native US)
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Moerman, D. Native American ethnobotany, ed. 5. 1998 (Nat Amer Ethnobot)
  • Shreve, F. & I. L. Wiggins Vegetation and flora of the Sonoran desert. 1964 (F SonorDes)
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)
  • Wiggins, I. L. Flora of Baja California. 1980 (F Baja)

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