Burseraceae


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Burseraceae

[‚bər·sə′rās·ē‚ē]
(botany)
A family of dicotyledonous plants in the order Sapindales characterized by an ovary of two to five cells, prominent resin ducts in the bark and wood, and an intrastaminal disk.
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Many species, for example Bursera (Burseraceae) and Pisonia (Nyctaginaceae), are rich in aromatic oils, perhaps to protect them from the mammals and insects that might eat the remaining foliage during the dry season.
and members of the Burseraceae family have been recorded as hosts for the tea shot hole borer in Asia (Danthanarayana 1968).
Resultados clave: Ilustramos y describimos el nuevo taxon Bursera exequielii (Burseraceae), el cual pertenece a la seccion Bursera, y se discute su relacion morfologica con B.
1 (Euphorbiaceae) Broughtonia lindenii 1 (Lind.) Dressier (Orchidaceae) Bucida molinetii (M.Gomez) 1 Yes Alwan & Stace (Combretaceae) Bursera frenningeae Correll (a) 1 Yes (Burseraceae) Bursera inaguensis Britton 1 Buxus bahamensis Baker (Buxaceae) 1 Caesalpinia bahamensis Lam.
En total se encontraron 29 familias; siendo Fabaceae la dominante con 32% de los individuos totales, seguida de Burseraceae, Cactaceae, Euphorbiaceae, Convolvulaceae, 18 familias con una especie y dos familias no fueron identificadas (Figura 2).
(Musaceae); y en la sombra de restos de selva sobresalen Terminalia amazonia (Combretaceae), Aspidosperma megalocarpum, (Apocynaceae), Bursera simaruba (Burseraceae) y Platymiscium dimorphandrum (Fabaceae).