Brief summary. No one has contributed a brief summary to this page yet. Explore what EOL knows about Bursera grandifolia. Add a brief summary to this page. With large, arcing trunks that branch near the base, this species looks like an enormous rounded shrub. Bursera grandifolia does indeed have very large leaflets. Nat Prod Commun. Nov;4(11) Phenacetin isolated from Bursera grandifolia, a herbal remedy with antipyretic properties. Velázquez F(1).
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Meyer Bark of Bursera grandifolia just beginning to peel. Here, we show it growing with the cycad Microcycas calocoma in dense woods on limestone. Flowering occurs a few weeks before that of the other common tropical deciduous forest burseras.
Thick sections of branch readily root and make perfect fence posts that don’t rot in tropical climates as dead wooden posts would.
The simaruba clade of Bursera
With age, the branches begin to grow back on themselves, growing around and around within the crown grandifklia the tree. Trunk to cm in diameter. Send a photo of this plant.
The greenish gray inner bark contrasts strongly with the reddish outermost bark, making this species a striking member of the dry forest flora. This species is remarkable in the simaruba clade for being the species with the thinnest twigs.
Phenacetin isolated from Bursera grandifolia, a herbal remedy with antipyretic properties.
One such branch removed from the tree is shown at right. This species is very distinctive for its leaves with three grandjfolia hairy leaflets. These photos were taken in Jalisco state.
With large, arcing trunks that branch near the base, this species looks like an enormous rounded shrub. Bursera grandifolia in flower at the beginning of the rainy season near Alamos, Sonora. Once pinnate, cm long.
Research and Conservation in Southern Sonora, Mexico
Leaflets per leaf, cm long, cm wide, oblong-ovate, broadly elliptic, to obovate, with a caudate tip and entire margins, velvety gransifolia on both surfaces, bright green with a velvety sheen above, the veins prominent. Cotyledons 3-lobed resembling those of the bivalvate species.
Masses of pink flowers appear early in the rainy season before the trees leaf out; this is our only Bursera with conspicuous flowers.
It can be trained as a bonsai, pinch and prune plants in spring and summer but taper off in autumn so the tree can store energy for the winter instead of using it to put on new growth before resting. Saplings only a few years old and 1. This fence is very close to the Gulf in Veracruz. Our research shows that this enigmatic species is a member of the simaruba complex.
The species is found in tropical dry forests of central Mexico. Bark of Bursera grandifolia in mid peel. The largest individual we have seen, at lower right, is in the parking lot at the Xochicalco archeological site in Morelos state.
You can see the red to copper bark and bluish foliage here and there across the hillside. The photo right of center is of a tropical dry forest in which B. Bursera grandifolia Photo by: Bursera grandifolia near Alamos. Bursera simaruba is found on all the islands of the Caribbean, from the smallest to the largest. This strange species from western Mexico begins life like a normal tree, with a conventional trunk and branches that all support their own weight left.
In some places, it occurs very close to sharp transition zones, with pines and oaks growing just above a zone of broadleaf forest. Bursera simaruba is also found on the Pacific slope, from Sonora to South America.
It grows in slopes and canyons, often in small dispersed stands or as scattered individuals; mainly subtropical and tropical deciduous forest. It is sometimes hard to tell from B.
The tea turns one’s urine red, as we can testify. Bursera grandifolia near Alamos, Sonora.
grandifloia Bursera simaruba as a landscape plant in the Comalcalco archaeological site in Tabasco. Back to Burseraceae index. The gallery now contains thousands of pictures, however it is possible to do even more. Meyer Same Bursera grandifolia as image to left, now in leaf during the rainy season.
The flowers of Bursera species are usually produced in male and female versions, though there are often exceptions. The three photos on the left in the row below are from Guerrero; the one on the right is from the central dry depression of Chiapas.
Meyer Bursera grandifolia in flower at the beginning of the rainy season near Alamos, Sonora.