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Photo from Rolling Thunder Nursery.

A skinny plant from

Author: Heinrich Gustav Adolf Engler, 1883
Origin:  Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  14 Centimetres
Height:  120-300 Centimetres
Flower:  Crème - Yellow - Maroonish
Propagate:  Seeds/Cuttings
Names:  -
Synonyms:  Might be: Terebinthus schlechtendalii  Joseph Nelson Rose, 1906.
Bursera simplicifolia
DC. 1830.
Elaphrium simplicifolium
Schltdl. 1842.
Bursera jonesii
Rose, 1895.
Elaphrium jonesii, Rose
Terebinthus jonesii, Rose
By 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.