Bursera simaruba

Taxonavigation Edit

Taxonavigation: Sapindales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids II
Ordo: Sapindales

Familia: Burseraceae
Tribus: Bursereae
Genus: Bursera
Species: Bursera simaruba

Name Edit

Bursera simaruba (L.) Sarg., 1890

Synonyms Edit

  • Bursera bonairensis Bolaingh
  • Bursera gummifera L.
  • Bursera integerrima (Tul.) Triana & Planch.
  • Bursera panamensis Pittier
  • Bursera simaruba var. yucatanensis Lundell
  • Bursera subpubescens (Rose) Engl.
  • Elaphrium integerrimum Tul.
  • Elaphrium simaruba (L.) Rose
  • Elaphrium subpubescens Rose
  • Icicariba simaruba (L.) Maza
  • Pistacia simaruba L.
  • Terebinthus arborea Rose

Distribution Edit

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
      • USA (Florida Keys), Mexico (Aguascalientes, Campeche, Chiapas, Chihuahua, Colima, Durango, Guanajuato, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico State, Michoacan, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Puebla, Queretaro, Quintana Roo, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tabasco, Tamaulipas, Veracruz, Yucatan, Zacatecas)
  • Continental: Southern America
      • Bahamas, Turks & Caicos Isl., Cayman Isl., Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Virgin Isl. (Guana, Jost van Dyke, St. Croix, St. John, St. Thomas, Tortola, Virgin Gorda), Lesser Antilles (Anguilla, Antigua, Barbados, Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, Grenadines, Guadeloupe, Marie Galante, Martinique, Montserrat, Saba, St. Barthelemy, St. Eustatius, St. Kitts, St. Lucia, St. Martin, St. Vincent), Tobago, Trinidad, Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao, Isla Margarita, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Honduras, Guyana, French Guiana, Belize, Panama, Colombia (Antioquia, Bolvar, Casanare, Choc, Crdoba, Cundinamarca, Huila, La Guajira, Magdalena, San Andrs, Providencia y Santa Catalina, Santander, Sucre, Vichada), N-Brazil (Roraima, Amazonas), Venezuela (Amazonas, Aragua, Bolivar, Carabobo, Distrito Federal, Falcon, Guarico, Lara, Merida, Miranda, Nueva Esparta, Zulia)

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

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Vernacular names Edit

English: Turpentine Tree, West Indian Birch
español: carate, indio desnudo, jiote, jiñocuabo, palo mulato, chaká, encuero, almácigo
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