|Tabonuco tree (Dacryodes excelsa)|
Dacryodes excelsa is a tree native to Puerto Rico with a habitat that extends into the Lesser Antilles in the Caribbean region. Its English vernacular names include gommier and candlewood. Its Spanish common name is tabonuco. According to Richards, "it is the most conspicous large emergent tree" in the Luqillo mountains of Puerto Rico. It is also found in Toro Negro State Forest, in Puerto Rico Cordillera Central.
- Tabonuco: 'Dacryodes excelsa' (Vahl.) USDA Forest Service. Retrieved 18 September 2013.
- Dacryodes excelsa, "Candlewood": Overview. Encyclopedia of Life. Retrieved 18 September 2013.
- Dacryodes excelsa (Vahl) "Tabonuco": Burseraceae, Familia de las burseras. Ariel E. Lugo & Frank H. Wadsworth. USDA Forest Service. Retrieved 18 September 2013.
- Guariguata, P.W. (1996). The Tropical Rain Forest. An Ecological Study (2nd ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
- Bosques de Puerto Rico: Bosque Estatal de Toro Negro. Archived August 7, 2015, at the Wayback Machine Hojas de Nuestro Ambiente. July 2008. [Publication/Issue: P-030] Puerto Rico Department of Natural and Environmental Resources. Retrieved 13 September 2013.
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