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Gumbo Limbo

Bursera simaruba (L.) Sarg.

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Bursera simaruba (Gumbo Limbo) is a species of tree in the family Burseraceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to US Minor Outlying Islands, Florida, Amazônia, The Neotropics, Puerto Rico, Roraima, The Contiguous United States, and U.S. Virgin Islands. They have compound, broad leaves, green flowers, and drupes. Flowers are visited by Tepanec Long-horned Bee, NO NAME!, Vireo, and Oleander Moth. Individuals can grow to 60 feet.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of gumbo limbo. View this species on GBIF