Bulnesia arborea

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Bulnesia arborea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Zygophyllales
Family: Zygophyllaceae
Subfamily: Larreoideae
Genus: Bulnesia
Species: B. arborea
Binomial name
Bulnesia arborea
(Jacq.) Engl.

Zygophyllum arboreum Jacq.

Bulnesia arborea is a species of flowering plant in the creosote subfamily (Larreoideae) of family Zygophyllaceae. It is native to Colombia and Venezuela. Related to the true lignum vitae trees (Guaiacum), it is known as Maracaibo lignum vitae or (like its relative B. sarmientoi) as "verawood".[1]


  1. ^ "Bulnesia arborea (Jacq.) Engl.". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2000-06-26. Retrieved 2009-09-28.