TITLE

UNA NUEVA ESPECIE DE BURSERA (BURSERACEAE), ENDÉMICA DE LA CUENCA BAJA DEL RÍO BALSAS EN LOS ESTADOS DE MICHOACÁN Y GUERRERO, MÉXICO

AUTHOR(S)
Guevara-Féfer, Fernando
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
Acta Botanica Mexicana;jul2010, Issue 92, p119
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A new species of Burseraceae is described and illustrated. Bursera xolocotzii is a tropical deciduous forest tree restricted to the surroundings of Infiernillo region (Michoacán and Guerrero states). This species is part of the section Bursera, remarkable for its glabrous leaves, a strong and persistent smell of its young leaves and branchlets, its trimerous to tetramerous feminine flowers, and tetramerous to trimerous, rarely pentamerous masculine flowers, and its grey, smooth non exfoliating cortex. It presents similitudes with B. laurihuertae Rzed. & Calderón and with B. lunanii (Spreng.) C. D. Adams & Dandy ex Proctor.
ACCESSION #
52291730

 

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