|Author: ||Townshend Stith Brandegee, 1908
be: Bursera laxiflora subsp. filicifolia Felger, 1970.
filicifolium Rose, 1911.
This member of the Burseraceae family was
given this name by
Townshend Stith Brandegee
It is found in Baja California, Mexico, growing in well-drained soil with
some water and some sun. The stem
can grow to eight centimetres or more in diameter, and will reach up
one to four meters. The flowers are white and the
plant can be
reproduced both by the small red seeds and by cuttings.
The genera is named after: Joachim Burser, German/Danish botanist,1583-1639.
The specific name; filicifolia is derived from the Latin words filix
meaning 'fern' and folium meaning 'a leaf' referring to the similarity
of the leaves of this wattle to the fronds of some species of fern.