Bursera bipinnata Engl. (redirected from: Amyris bipinnata). Go To Encyclopedia of Life Family: Rutaceae. [Amyris bipinnata, more, Bursera gracilis ]. amyris bipinnata resin extract. bursera bipinnata var. ovalifolia resin extract. bursera gracilis resin extract. bursera verapacensis resin extract. elaphrium. This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Bursera (family Burseraceae). Amyris bipinnata Moç. Bursera bipinnata var. ovalifolia Donn.

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Bursera bipinnata

Indeed, the species may very well be traded interchangeably as “Copal Oro” or by other generic terms. Bursera elemifera Bursera gracilis Bursera tenuifolia Bursera verapacensis Elaphrium bipinnatum Elaphrium elemiferum Elaphrium gracile Elemifera bipinnata Terebinthus bipinnata Terebinthus gracilis. This page was last edited on 9 Februaryat Copal Amargo finds use in traditional medicine, ink production and as a binder and adhesive.

T he incense, and various others, are employed during the annual Day of the Dead celebration.

While copals are widely used throughout Mesoamerica and beyond, ethnobotanists still have a ways to go before completely understanding the cultural and trade aspects of the various Bursera species. The woodcarvers refer to Bursera glabrifolia as “macho” or male copal, which they like less than Bursera bipinnatawhich they refer to as “Hembra” or female copal.


Teuvetli suspected, yet not verified Nahuatl of Ameyaltepec: Rose Elemifera bipinnata Moc. White Copal Bursera bipinnata.

We recommend using Copal Amargo for power and Copal Oro for aroma. Until conclusive evidence has been presented, Copal Negro will remain a mystery from the fabled past.

The 16th century priest Father Jose Luis Guerrero suggested burserw the application of the copal resin in combination with a state of induced hypnosis may have allowed the participants to willing submit to their intended fate. Bursera bipinnata is a Mesoamerican species of trees widespread across Mexico and Central America from Chihuahua to Honduras.

Accessed 19 Aug List Amyris bipinnata Moc. It melts brusera almost completely evaporates, which makes it an excellent candidate for the charcoal method.

The resin produces a smooth smoke burseta placed upon hot charcoal. Encyclopedia of Life, available from http: We do our best to provide accurate and up to date information.

As with many of the Bursera species, not enough research has been done in regards to vipinnata identification. Many murals throughout Mesoamerica have been found to contain Bursera bipinnata as a binder that allowed the pigment to adhere to stone surfaces.

The incense is traditionally used to help the shaman prepare his mind and body for entering trance states. Traditional accounts ascribe narcotic properties to Copal Amargo, which may be wishful thinking by today’s standards. The resin may vipinnata one of the copals employed by the Aztec during their ritual sacrifices. Complete list of bibliographic sources listed below. Bursera elemifera Royle Baill. All text written by Matthew R. Accessed on 25 Aug Hembra Unspecified Latin names: Bursera bipinnata is one of two species commonly referred to as copal.

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This Sapindales -related article is a stub. Indirect heating of Copal Amargo produces a moderate amount of aroma, however the resin readily melts and biplnnata become messy if not contained.

Bursera bipinnata is found extensively throughout the Pacific side of Central America. Views Read Edit View history. Agathis dammaraBursera microphylla. It is still possible that the species may produce a darker colored resin when under insect attack or once the resin has hardened in the sun for prolonged periods of time.