Gustav Adolf Engler, 1883
Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico
Crème - Yellow - Maroonish
|| Might be: Terebinthus
schlechtendalii Joseph Nelson Rose, 1906.
simplicifolia DC. 1830.
Elaphrium simplicifolium Schltdl. 1842.
Bursera jonesii Rose,
Elaphrium jonesii, Rose
Terebinthus jonesii, Rose
mistake: Bursera schlectendahlii
This member of the
Burseraceae family was given this name by Heinrich
Gustav Adolf Engler in 1883. It is found in Costa
Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica and Mexico,
growing in a well drained soil with some water and lots of sun. The
stem can grow to fourteen centimetres in diameter, the small tree
from 120 to 300 centimetres height. The flowers are crème over yellow to maroonish.
Named after: Joachim Burser, German/Danish botanist
(1583-1639). The species is named after Prof. Dr. Diederich F. L.
von Schlechtendal, 1794-1866, a German botanist.