1. Family: Burseraceae Kunth
    1. Genus: Bursera Jacq. ex L.
      1. Bursera simaruba (L.) Sarg.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Mexico to Brazil, Caribbean.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Aruba, Bahamas, Belize, Brazil North, Cayman Is., Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Florida, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Puerto Rico, Southwest Caribbean, Trinidad-Tobago, Turks-Caicos Is., Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

    Bursera simaruba (L.) Sarg. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Aug 1, 1995 Hinton, G.B. [10220], Mexico K000081230
    Aug 1, 1995 Hinton, G.B. [10210], Mexico K000081222
    Aug 1, 1995 Hinton, G.B. [10369], Mexico K000081223
    Aug 1, 1995 Hinton, G.B. [14033], Mexico K000081225
    Aug 1, 1995 Hinton, G.B. [10212], Mexico K000081226
    Aug 1, 1995 Palmer, E. [67], Mexico K000081227
    Aug 1, 1995 Palmer, E. [378], Mexico K000081228
    Jan 1, 1995 Palmer, E. [1388], Mexico K000081229
    Pennington, T.D. [9088], Mexico K000081240
    Pennington, T.D. [9638], Mexico K000081241
    Pennington, T.D. [9258], Mexico K000081242
    Pennington, T.D. [9112], Mexico K000081243
    Pennington, T.D. [9627], Mexico K000081244
    Sparrow, M. [81], Mexico K000073211
    Rico, L. [1162], Mexico K000081237
    Williams, L. [8291], Mexico K000081232
    Beaman, J.H. [6192], Mexico K000081234
    Matuda, E. [17354], Mexico K000081236
    Lundell, C.L. [3013], Guatemala K000081221
    Valdivia Q., P.E. [527], Mexico K000081231
    Gaumer, G.F. [124], Mexico K000081239
    McVaugh, R. [21840], Mexico K000081245
    Contreras, E. [1034], Guatemala K000530894 isotype
    Morton, C.V. [2501], Mexico K000081224
    Márquez, W. [622], Mexico K000081233
    Márquez, W. [529], Mexico K000081235
    Hamilton, M.A. [635], Turks and Caicos Is. 65317.000
    Barrios, S. [16], Montserrat 65334.000
    Sanchez, M.D. [3], Turks and Caicos Is. 66211.000
    McVaugh, R. [15558], Mexico Bursera arborea K000080640
    McVaugh, R. [15642], Mexico Bursera arborea K000080641
    McVaugh, R. [15794], Mexico Bursera arborea K000080642
    McVaugh, R. [15214], Mexico Bursera arborea K000080643
    McVaugh, R. [20814], Mexico Bursera arborea K000080644
    Téllez V., O. [12804], Mexico Bursera arborea K000080639
    Jan 1, 1913 Boldingh, I. [6545], Aruba Bursera bonairensis K000530890

    First published in Gard. & Forest 3: 260 (1890)

    Accepted by

    • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
    • Castro Laportte, M. (2013). Estudio taxonómico del género Bursera Jacq. ex L. (Burseraceae) en Venezuela Ernstia 23: 125-169.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
    • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
    • Niembro Rocas, A., Vázquez Torres, M. & Sáchez Sáchez, O. (2010). Árboles de Veracruz 100 especies para la reforstación estratégica: 1-253. Gombierno del Estado de Veracruz, México.
    • Berendsohn, W.G., Gruber, A.K. & Monterrosa Salomón, J. (2009). Nova silva cusatlantica. Árboles nativos e introduciados de El Salvador. Parte 1: Angiospermae - Familias A a L Englera 29-1: 1-438.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.
    • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
    • Gonzalez, F., Nelson Diaz, J. & Lowry, P. (1995). Flora Illustrada de San Andrés y Providencia: 1-281. Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Colombia.
    • Cirilo, N. & Proctor, G.R. (1994). Vascular plants of the Caribbean Swan islands of Honduras Brenesia 41-42: 73-80.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Forzza, R.C., Zappi, D. & Souza, V.C. (2016-continuously updated). Flora do Brasil 2020 em construção http://reflora.jbrj.gov.br/reflora/listaBrasil/ConsultaPublicaUC/ResultadoDaConsultaNovaConsulta.do.
    • Berendsohn, W.G., Gruber, A.K. & Monterrosa Salomón, J. (2009). Nova silva cusatlantica. Árboles nativos e introduciados de El Salvador. Parte 1: Angiospermae - Familias A a L Englera 29-1: 1-438.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Boggan, J. Funck, V. & Kelloff, C. (1997). Checklist of the Plants of the Guianas (Guyana, Surinam, Franch Guiana) ed. 2: 1-238. University of Guyana, Georgetown.
    • Cirilo, N. & Proctor, G.R. (1994). Vascular plants of the Caribbean Swan islands of Honduras Brenesia 41-42: 73-80.
    • Correll, D.S. & Correll, H.B. (1982). Flora of the Bahama Archipelago: 1-1692. J.Cramer, Vaduz.

    Sources

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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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