gumbo-limbo Burseraceae Bursera simaruba
Leaf:Alternate, pinnately compound, 8 to 12 inches, 7 to 9 leaflets, shiny dark green above, paler below.
Flower:Very small, green, in spike-like clusters.
Fruit:In clusters (2 to 5 inches long), individuals football-shaped, red, 1/2 inch long.
Twig:Moderate, light brown, numerous lenticels, raised, heart-shaped leaf scars, buds are short and round.
Bark:Orange brown, peeling to reveal olive green beneath, smells of turpentine.
Form:Medium sized tree up to 60 feet, round crown, large limbs.