Bursera delpechiana Poiss. ex Engl.

  • Family : BURSERACEAE
    (Bursera Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : SALAI FAMILY
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : BURSERACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Elaphrium delpechianum (Poiss. ex Engl.) Rose; Bursera linanoe (La Llave) Rzed., Calderón & Medina
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Bursera linanoe (La Llave) Rzed., Calderon & Medina
  • Common name : Mexican Linaloe Tree, Tree of Fragrance, Linaloe Berry
  • Vernacular name : Lavander Gida (Kannada)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments / notes : Leaves contain certain essential oils similar to Lavender and Bergamont mint, and are commercially used in perfumery
  • Key identification features : Leaves are fragrant when crushed
  • Flower, Fruit : February-May
  • Distribution :
    • Odisha : Khurda district
  • Native : Mexico, South America
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis; N.P.Singh, 1988- Flora of Eastern Karnataka
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Bursera delpechiana. Downloaded on 5 August 2021.

Botanical Description

Herbarium Specimen(s)

Field Image(s)


All fields are required

Creative Commons License
Digital Flora of Peninsular India by Herbarium JCB is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Based on a work at http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ernet.in.