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Bursera simaruba

Bursera simaruba (L.) Sarg.

Elaphrium simaruba (L.) Rose

Pistacia simaruba L.

Gumbo Limbo

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassRosidaeRoses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more
OrderSapindalesIncludes citrus; maples, horse-chestnuts, lychees and rambutans; mangos and cashews; frankincense and myrrh; mahogany and neem
FamilyBurseraceaeThe torchwood family, the frankincense and myrrh family, or simply the incense tree family—over 500 species of tropical trees and shrubs
GenusBurseraAfter botanist Joachim Burser (1583-1649)
Speciessimaruba

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Bursera simaruba description by Thomas H. Kent, not updated.

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Bursera simaruba (Gumbo Limbo)

4/10/2015 · Gulf Coast Visitor Center, Everglades National Park, Everglades City, FL
≈ 6½ × 4' (2.0 × 1.3 m)

Bursera simaruba (Gumbo Limbo)

4/15/2015 · Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge Marsh Trail, FL
≈ 27 × 18" (69 × 46 cm) ID is uncertain

Bursera simaruba (Gumbo Limbo)

4/13/2015 · Mahogany Hammock Trail, Everglades National Park, FL · By Susan M. Kent
≈ 4 × 6½' (1.3 × 2.0 m)

Bursera simaruba (Gumbo Limbo)

4/13/2015 · Mahogany Hammock Trail, Everglades National Park, FL · By Susan M. Kent
≈ 3 × 4½' (97 × 146 cm)

Bursera simaruba (Gumbo Limbo)

4/14/2015 · Pinelands, Everglades National Park, FL
≈ 12 × 19" (31 × 47 cm) ID is uncertain

Bursera simaruba (Gumbo Limbo)

4/12/2015 · Shark Valley, Everglades National Park, FL
≈ 9 × 6" (22 × 15 cm)

Bursera simaruba (Gumbo Limbo)

4/13/2015 · Mahogany Hammock Trail, Everglades National Park, FL
≈ 12 × 19" (31 × 47 cm)

Bursera simaruba (Gumbo Limbo)

4/10/2015 · Gulf Coast Visitor Center, Everglades National Park, Everglades City, FL
≈ 12 × 8" (31 × 20 cm)

Bursera simaruba (Gumbo Limbo)

4/15/2015 · Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge Marsh Trail, FL
≈ 10 × 8" (26 × 20 cm) ID is uncertain

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