Burseraceae, Darcryodes edulis (Syn. Canarium edule), Osafu, Musafu, Odu, Osago, Muts├ęgu, Safou, Atangatier (French) Safoutier (French), African Pear

Other Synonyms: Canarium saphu Pachylobus edulis Pachylobus saphu

Burseraceae, Bursera hindsiana (possibly epinnata), Jatropha cuneata, Cercidium microphyllum, and Unidentified Shrub (forward right corner), Baja, Mexico

Two views of three small trees and a shrub. The trees are, starting from forward left hand corner in the photo directly below are: Matacora (Jatropha cuneata), Torote Prieto (Bursera […]

Burseraceae, Canarium ovatum, Pilinut,

The Pili nut originates in the Philippines and is widely cultivated both there and in neighboring islands. It can be found in cultivation in Indonesia and Malaysia. The Pili nut […]


Here’s a list-in-progress of plant families, ordered alphabetically. Click a family name and the link will take you to a page listing corresponding entries. I am in the process up […]


Following is a list of plant species I work with. The list mostly consists of species from around the world, typically those species I have encountered while living, traveling and […]