Bursera (Sturtevant, 1919)

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Burasaia
Sturtevant, Notes on edible plants, 1919
Bursera (Sturtevant, 1919)
Butomus


Bursera gummifera Linn.

Burseraceae. AMERICAN GUM TREE. INDIAN BIRCH.

American tropics. An infusion of the leaves is occasionally used as a domestic substitute for tea.

Bursera icicariba Baill.

Brazil. The tree is said to have edible, aromatic fruit. It yields the elemi of Brazil.

Bursera javanica Baill.

Java. This plant is the tingulong of the Javanese, who eat the leaves and fruit.