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red elephant tree
Bursera hindsiana
red elephant tree torchwood
Bursera hindsiana Burseraceae
common names
  red elephant tree
accepted scientific name
  Bursera hindsiana (Benth.) Engl.
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  Bursera hindsiana (314)
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Image Author: ©2014 Sue Carnahan
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Category: Broadleaf Trees
Flowers: No obvious petals
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
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