Bursera simaruba (L.) Sarg. 165

Gumbo limbo, West Indian-birch, West Indian birch, Gum-elemi, Gumbo-limbo, Turpentine 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.
Useful plants
Family
Burseraceae
Genus
Bursera
Species
Bursera simaruba (L.) Sarg.
Common name(s)
  • Gumbo limbo
  • West Indian-birch
  • West Indian birch
  • Gum-elemi
  • Gumbo-limbo
  • Turpentine 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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