Bursera simaruba (L.) Sarg. 165

West Indian-birch, Gumbo limbo, Birch-gum tree, Cha-ka, Chacah, Gumbo-limbo, Tourist tree, Turpentine tree, West Indian birch, Balsam Tree, Gum Tree, Gum-elemi, Lime Tree, Terpentine Tree, White Man Tree
Bursera simaruba Flower
flower
Bursera simaruba Leaf
leaf
Bursera simaruba Fruit
fruit
Bursera simaruba Bark
bark
Bursera simaruba Habit
habit
Bursera simaruba Other
other
Bursera simaruba (L.) Sarg.
Central America
Family
Burseraceae
Genus
Bursera
Species
Bursera simaruba (L.) Sarg.
Common name(s)
  • West Indian-birch
  • Gumbo limbo
  • Birch-gum tree
  • Cha-ka
  • Chacah
  • Gumbo-limbo
  • Tourist tree
  • Turpentine tree
  • West Indian birch
  • Balsam Tree
  • Gum Tree
  • Gum-elemi
  • Lime Tree
  • Terpentine Tree
  • White Man Tree
IUCN Red List
LC
Least concern
Population trend: Stable
Uses
  • ENVIRONMENTAL USES
    • barrier / support
    • ornamental
  • FUEL
    • firewood
  • MATERIAL
    • gum / resin
  • MEDICINE
    • folklore
Additional information
Phenology

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