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Burseraceae

  • D. C. DalyEmail author
  • M. M. Harley
  • M. C. Martínez-Habibe
  • A. Weeks
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Part of the The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants book series (FAMILIES GENERA, volume 10)

Abstract

Trees or shrubs, sometimes rupicolous, very rarely scandent or epiphytic, with schizogenous resin canals in most vascularized tissues. Leaves alternate, rarely stipulate or pseudostipulate, imparipinnately compound or infrequently unifoliolate or apparently simple, rarely bipinnate or hetero-trifoliolate, often the petiole pulvinate at base, the rachis sometimes winged, often the lateral or at least the terminal petiolules pulvinulate at apex; leaflets (sub-)opposite (to subalternate in Boswellia).

Keywords

Vascular Bundle Male Flower Staminate Flower Stigma Lobe Tertiary Vein 
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