incense tree



incense tree ‎(plural incense trees)

  1. Any of several balsamic trees of the genus Bursera (or Icica, now Protium), mostly tropical American, whose gum resin is used for incense.
  2. (Jamaica) Chrysobalanus icaco, a tree related to the plums.

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