Definition of Genus Bursera
1. Noun. Type genus of Burseraceae; tropical and subtropical American shrubs and trees some yielding timber and gum elemi.
Generic synonyms: Rosid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Burseraceae, Family Burseraceae, Torchwood Family
Member holonyms: Bursera Microphylla, Elephant Tree, Bursera Simaruba, Gumbo-limbo
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Bursera
Literary usage of Genus Bursera
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1. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London by Linnean Society of London (1827)
"... which Lamarck introduced into the genus Bursera, with the specific name of obtusifolia*; and which his continuator Poiret in one place remarks to have ..."