Classification
Within iNaturalist.org

All Names

  • Scientific Names
    • Bursera microphylla
  • English
    • Elephant Tree
    • littleleaf elephant tree
  • Spanish
    • Torote
  • Seri
    • xoop
  • Náhuatl
    • cuajiote blanco

Guide Colors

No colors selected..

Extras

Taxonomic changes »

Taxon schemes »

Make taxonomic Flickr tags for this taxon »

Invite photos from other sites »

Wikipedia taxobox »

Search descendant taxa »

Embed a widget for this taxon on your website »

Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Elephant Tree Bursera microphylla

Observer

mlodinow

Date

January 16, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Elephant Tree Bursera microphylla

Observer

codyhough

Date

January 18, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Elephant Tree Bursera microphylla

Observer

cwbarrows

Date

January 15, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Elephant Tree Bursera microphylla

Observer

cwbarrows

Date

January 15, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Elephant Tree Bursera microphylla

Observer

cwbarrows

Date

January 15, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Elephant Tree Bursera microphylla

Observer

cwbarrows

Date

January 15, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Elephant Tree Bursera microphylla

Observer

cwbarrows

Date

January 15, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Elephant Tree Bursera microphylla

Observer

cwbarrows

Date

January 15, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Elephant Tree Bursera microphylla

Observer

cwbarrows

Date

January 15, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Elephant Tree Bursera microphylla

Observer

cwbarrows

Date

January 15, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Elephant Tree Bursera microphylla

Observer

cwbarrows

Date

January 15, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Elephant Tree Bursera microphylla

Observer

cwbarrows

Date

January 22, 2009

Place

(Somewhere...)
View all observations

Description from Wikipedia

Bursera microphylla belongs to the family Burseraceae in the order Sapindales. Bursera microphylla, known by the common name elephant tree in English or 'torote' in Spanish, is a tree in genus Bursera. It grows into a distinctive sculptural form, with a thickened, water-storing or caudiciform trunk. It is narrowly distributed in the United States in the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park region.

Logo eee 15px

Conservation Summary

  • California, US
    2.3 (Source: CNPS)
    California Native Plant Society, California Rare Plant Rank 2.3: Plants Rare, Threatened, or Endangered in California, But More Common Elsewhere - Not very threatened in California
No range data available.
Member of the iNaturalist Network   |   Powered by iNaturalist open source software