This small tree belongs to the Bursera family, the same of mhyrr, copal and frankincense. Beiselia mexicana is the onñy species in the genus, because it is quite different from its related genera. It is a very attractive and "weird" plant. Weird because of its typical "bumps" on the stems , armed with tiny spines. Attractive, because of its symmetrically shaped crown of wide exotic pinnate leaves.
|Minimum winter temperature||-15 ºC to -5 ºC|