Elephant Tree

Bursera microphylla

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Bursera microphylla belongs to the family Burseraceae in the order Sapindales. Bursera microphylla, known by the common name elephant tree in English or 'torote' in Spanish, is a tree in genus Bursera. It grows into a distinctive sculptural form, with a thickened, water-storing or caudiciform trunk. It is narrowly distributed in the United States in the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park region.

Fuentes y créditos

  1. (c) Ron, algunos derechos reservados (CC BY-ND), http://www.flickr.com/photos/54331061@N00/312582761
  2. (c) Wikipedia, algunos derechos reservados (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bursera_microphylla

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