Brief summary. No one has contributed a brief summary to this page yet. Explore what EOL knows about Bursera grandifolia. Add a brief summary to this page. With large, arcing trunks that branch near the base, this species looks like an enormous rounded shrub. Bursera grandifolia does indeed have very large leaflets. Nat Prod Commun. Nov;4(11) Phenacetin isolated from Bursera grandifolia, a herbal remedy with antipyretic properties. Velázquez F(1).

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Rachis terete, not winged. The plants seemed shorter and squatter than those at lower elevations. Back to Bursera index. Palo mulato thrives in tropical deciduous forest, growing up to 30 feet 9 m tall. It is very hard to tell apart from B. In the photo with arrows, the upper arrow indicates one of the arching branches of B. We are, of course, seeking photos of species not yet grandifllia in the gallery but not only that, we are also looking for better pictures grandifolla those already present.

These branches rest on earlier-formed, self-supporting branches, much in the way that a liana would.

The tea turns one’s urine red, as we can testify. Meyer Same Bursera grandifolia as image to left, now in leaf during the rainy season.

The bark is widely used to brew a refreshing medicinal tea and is said to “give strength. Bursera grandifolia look like to the related Bursera simaruba but is readily distinguished by its unusual bark, fewer, larger, velvety-pubescent leaflets with prominent veins, and ornamental masses of pink to whitish flowers.


It is leafy only during summer rainy season, quickly drought deciduous grandifolua autumn. Bursera grandifolia Photo by: Petiole and rachis with short.

Phenacetin isolated from Bursera grandifolia, a herbal remedy with antipyretic properties.

Pink and white, attractive. Bark of Bursera grandifolia just beginning to peel. Mark Dimmitt Flowers of Bursera grandifolia at beginning of rainy season. Bursera grandifolia in flower at the beginning of the rainy season near Alamos, Sonora. This is the most widespread species of Burseraoccurring from southern Florida and the Caribbean, along both coasts of Mexico to South America.

Phenacetin isolated from Bursera grandifolia, a herbal remedy with antipyretic properties.

Bursera simaruba is found on all the islands of the Caribbean, from the smallest to the largest. The species is found in tropical dry forest on the Pacific coast burssera Mexico.

The rest of the trees in the forest are not far behind. The flowers of Bursera species are gramdifolia produced in male and female versions, though there are often exceptions. Masses of pink flowers appear early in the rainy season before the trees leaf out; this is our only Bursera with conspicuous flowers. Also Guerrero, Colima and southwestern Chihuahua.

Research and Conservation in Southern Sonora, Mexico

The species is highly variable and is found in everything from tropical dry forest to tall rainforest. It is sometimes hard to tell from B. This species was only recently recognized as an entitiy distinct from Bursera simaruba. Like some other members of the simaruba clade, this species grows in moist canyons in the transition zone between highland pine-oak forest and lowland tropical subdeciduous forest. The gallery now contains thousands of pictures, however it is possible to do even more.


Alamos Trees; Bursera Grandifolia

Same Bursera grandifolia as image to left, now in leaf during the rainy season. This remarkable species is a hemiepiphyte. The group of Bursera species that are endemic to the islands of the Caribbean appears to be part of the simaruba clade. These photos were taken in Jalisco state. Bursera grandifolia near Alamos, Sonora. Bursera grandifolia is a striking tree that has potential as a landscape subject in essentially frost-free areas. The images in the upper row are from rainforest on the Gulf coast of Mexico.

The leaves of B. Whereas all of the other species have very thick twigs, the young shoots of B. Bursera simaruba is often used as a living fence. Pruned branches of this tree are sometimes used for fence posts that often form roots and develop into a new tree.