Bursera microphylla Elephant Tree
Bursera microphylla Elephant Tree
Bursera microphylla Elephant Tree
Bursera microphylla Elephant Tree
Bursera microphylla Elephant Tree
Bursera microphylla Elephant Tree
Bursera microphylla Elephant Tree
Bursera microphylla Elephant Tree
Bursera microphylla Elephant Tree
Bursera microphylla Elephant Tree
Bursera microphylla Elephant Tree
Bursera microphylla Elephant Tree

Bursera microphylla Elephant Tree

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Bursera microphylla Elephant Tree

(This plant comes in a 3.5 inch pot. All of our plants are grown under the same conditions, although not all the plants are the same. You will receive a similar plant in size and shape to the ones in the pictures. Our plants are hand-picked and carefully selected to bring you the best quality possible. Please allow us up to 3 business days to process your order. If you wish to receive your order on a specific date, or have special instructions, please add a note at the checkout . The plant is shipped in its pot to prevent any damage to the roots).


Bursera microphylla
Bursera microphylla, also known as elephant tree in English or 'torote' in Spanish, is a tree in that grows into a distinctive sculptural form, with a thickened, water-storing or caudiciform trunk and perhaps the most xeromorphic (desert-adapted) species within the genus This tree is native to northwestern Mexico and the southwestern United

Description
Bursera microphylla is generally a small tree with a thickened trunk and relatively small branching. Can grow up to 10 m (33 ft) in height and its bark is light gray to white, with younger branches having a reddish color. It flowers in rounded yellow buds which open into small, star-shaped, white or cream flowers.

The leaves are characterized as deciduous, but B. microphylla keeps its leaves year-round, except under conditions of drought and cold weather.
The exfoliating papery bark of many of the trivalvate species may serve to attract the attention of birds and other animals from a distance as it rustles in the breeze.

 

Some of the information in this description has been found at desert-tropicals.com, llifle.com and cactus-art.biz

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