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gumbo limbo
Bursera simaruba
gumbo limbo torchwood
Bursera simaruba Burseraceae
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common names
  gumbo limbo
  West Indian birch
accepted scientific name
  Bursera simaruba (L.) Sarg.
rules for finding collection records
  Bursera simaruba (527)
family name
  Burseraceae
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Category: Broadleaf Trees
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Leaf: Alternate
Plant Observed All Year

How Likely at this Location (12%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
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