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of or relating to the Bursera genus of gum trees
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Noun1.Bursera - type genus of Burseraceae; tropical and subtropical American shrubs and trees some yielding timber and gum elemi
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Burseraceae, family Burseraceae, torchwood family - resinous or aromatic chiefly tropical shrubs or trees
Bursera microphylla, elephant tree - small tree or shrub of the southwestern United States having a spicy odor and odd-pinnate leaves and small clusters of white flowers
Bursera simaruba, gumbo-limbo - tropical American tree yielding a reddish resin used in cements and varnishes
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Camero (FSCA, E-2008-2858): 2 (4 ad[female][female]) (2 ad [female][female] deposited in BNHM, 2 [female][female] deposited in FSCA); Miami, Bursera simaruba, Jun 2008, H.
Additionally, the thin, papery bark of Bursera simaruba was frequently used as a lining in the cup of the nest or in between layers of the nest structure.
81[degrees]W; 2,700 m above sea level), is classified as xerophytic chaparral dominated by Opuntia, Bursera, and Prosopis (Table 1; Ramirez-Bautista et al.
laciniata, 1994 Pacific red, Sambucus 56 27 32 91 callicarpa, 1998 ELEPHANT-TREE Bursera microphylla, 17 13 16 34 1997* Bursera microphylla, 21 12 21 38 1998* ELLIOTTIA Elliottia racemosa, 34 43 20 82 1999 Elliottia racemosa, 28 43 22 77 2000 ELM American, Ulmus 277 122 84 420 americana, 2001 Cedar, Ulmus 156 120 68 293 crassifolia, 2003 Florida, Ulmus 174 72 61 261 americana var.
BUMI, Bursera hindsiana; BUMI, Bursera microphylla; OLTE, Olneva tesota; CEMI, Cercidium microphyllum; PAPR, Pachycereus pringlei.
In this study we investigated how the following ecological parameters differed with distance to a cenote: 1) spatial distribution patterns (even, clumped or random) of six tree species with differing patterns of leaf production and loss (deciduous species: Bursera simaruba and Acacia gaumeri; briefly deciduous species: Phyllostylon brasiliense, Piscidia piscipuda, and Lysiloma latisiliquum; and the evergreen species: Gymnopodium floribundum); 2) [alpha]-diversity; and 3) whether there was a difference in rank abundance of species among sites.
She analyzed DNA to figure out evolutionary lineages for Bursera plants and the Blepharida beetles whose larvae feast on the plants' leaves.
Vegetation in each of these areas is tropical rain forest (Rzedowski 1988), dominated by the genera Cedrela, Swietenia, Inga, Croton and Bursera, although the local primary growth is widely supplanted by coffee plantations and fruit tree (chirimoya, mamey, naranja, papaya, platano) orchards.
We insured a first (refinancing) deed of trust for $441,500, against a home on Bursera Way in Palm Desert, California.
The primary native vegetation on Guana Island is Tabebuia heterophylla, Bursera simaruba, Pisonia subcordata, Conocarpus erectus, Plumeria alba, Acacia muricata, and Coccoloba uvifera.
Systematics, biogeography and leaf anatomy and architecture of Bursera subgen.
The study area supported primarily species of plants adapted to conditions of drought (Rzedowski, 1978) and can be characterized as xerophytic scrubland; dominant genera of plants included Fouquieria, Cercidium, Bursera, Jatropha, Cyrtocarpa, Pachycereus, and Cholla.