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Research and Conservation in Southern Sonora, Mexico

Bursera simarouba (jiote colorado, palo colorado, gumbo limbo)



Bursera simarouba at Fairchild Tropical Garden in Miami, Florida (within the species' native range). Here it is called "tourist tree" because of its red, peeling bark. Photo: Mark Dimmitt

Trunk of Bursera simarouba in Arroyo Verde, Rancho Santa Bárbara, Sonora. Photo: Mark Dimmitt