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Bursera simaruba (Linnaeus) Sargent. Gumbo-limbo, Gum-elemi, Turpentine-tree, 'West Indian Birch'. Phen: Jan-Dec. Hab: Coastal hammocks, rockland hammocks, shell middens, pine rocklands. Dist: FL peninsula (from Volusia County on the east coast and Hillsborough County on the west coast, south to s. FL); West Indies; Mexico, Central and South America.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = Bah, Fl4, K1, K3, K4, Mex, WH3; = Elaphrium simaruba (L.) Rose – S

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image of plant© Keith Bradley | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Bruce A. Sorrie | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Bruce A. Sorrie | Original Image ⭷

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