Elephant Tree (Bursera microphylla) F,U,W ^*

       a woody tree with small, thin pinnate leaves; trunk thickens fairly quickly and becomes fissured with peeling bark; part to full sun; loves the heat; leaves are fragrant when crushed; transplants readily, even as bare root; can be grown from cuttings; doesn’t mind being root-bound; requires early pinching and pruning to induce branching and trunk-thickening; native to Arizona and Mexico.    [Burseraceae; Sapindales]