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Author: Paul Carpenter Standley, 1929
Origin:  C, SW Mexico
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  30 Centimetres
Height:  5 Metres
Flower:  Pale Yellow
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  -
Synonyms:  Terebinthus arida Rose, 1906.
Elaphrium aridum Rose, 1911

This member of the Burseraceae family was given this name by Paul Carpenter Standley in 1929. It is found in central and south-western Mexico, growing in a well drained soil with some water and lots of sun. I believe it can grow to five metres with a trunk reaching 30 centimetres in diameter. The small flowers are pale yellow.

The genera is named after: Joachim Burser, German/Danish botanist,1583-1639. The species name from Latin: aridus meaning 'dry'.