copal Burseraceae Bursera
hindsiana (Benth.) Engl.
Leaf: Alternate, simple, drought deciduous, serrate, to 2 inches, occasionally trifoliate, aromatic when crushed.
Flower: Small, inconspicuous, borne in late fall.
Fruit: Yellow to reddish brown, egg-shaped, 1/2 inch long, splitting into 3 pieces at maturity.
Twig: Resinous, moderate, reddish brown.
Bark: Tight and smooth, shiny reddish brown to gray-brown.
Form: A small wide-spreading tree, to 10 or 12 feet.
Looks like: fragrant bursera - elephant tree - torote blanco