Taxon: Bursera fagaroides (Kunth) Engl.

Genus: Bursera
Family: Burseraceae
Nomen number: 8167
Place of publication: Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 1:44. 1880 (A. L. P. P. de Candolle & A. C. de Candolle, Monogr. phan. 4:48. 1883)
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 16-Oct-1986 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Dec-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • fragrant bursera  (Source: Trees US) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Fuels: fuelwood (fide F Bajio)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide TreesS Mex, as Elaphrium odoratum)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico Baja Sur, Sinaloa, Sonora
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico Guerrero, Jalisco, Michoacan, Nayarit, Oaxaca
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States Arizona


  • Kearney, T. H. & R. H. Peebles Arizona flora, ed. 2. (F Ariz)
  • Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)
  • McVaugh, R. & J. Rzedowski 1965. Synopsis of the genus Bursera L. in western Mexico, with notes on the material of Bursera collected by Sessé & Mociño Kew Bull. 18:369-371.
  • Rzedowski, J. & G. Rzedowski, eds. Flora del Bajio y de regiones adyacentes. 1991- (F Bajio)
  • Rzedowski, J. & G. Rzedowski, eds. Flora fanerogámica del Valle de México. 1979- (F Valle Mex)
  • Standley, P. C. Trees and shrubs of Mexico. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 23:1-1721. 1920 (TreesS Mex)


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