Definition of Bursera microphylla
1. Noun. Small tree or shrub of the southwestern United States having a spicy odor and odd-pinnate leaves and small clusters of white flowers.
Generic synonyms: Incense Tree
Group relationships: Bursera, Genus Bursera
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bursera Microphylla
Literary usage of Bursera microphylla
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1. Zoe: A Biological Journal by Townshend Stith Brandegee, Katharine Layne Brandegee (1891)
"... Bursera microphylla, called " torote " by the natives. This reddish bark is cut in small pieces from the trunks and larger limbs of the tree and spread ..."
2. Contributions from the New York Botanical Garden by New York Botanical Garden (1904)
"The granite slopes supported a sparse vegetation of such types as Mammillaria, Ephedra, Bursera microphylla, Asclepias albicans, ..."
3. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry (1902)
"From Moreno, Mexico. Received through Mr. WT Swingle, December, 1899. Distributed. 4504. Bursera microphylla. ..."