Terminalia buceras is a tree in the Combretaceae family. It is known by a variety of names in English, including bullet treeblack olive treegregorywood (or gregory wood), Antigua whitewood, and oxhorn bucida.[2] It is native to MexicoCentral America, the Caribbean, and northern South America.[3] It is commonly found in coastal swamps and wet inland forests in low elevations.

The species is native to an area in the South, Central and North America, from Colombia to Southern Mexico and Florida.[1] Countries and regions in which it grows are: Colombia; Panama; Costa Rica; Venezuelan Antilles; Nicaragua; Windward Islands; Southwest Caribbean; Honduras; Guatemala; Mexico (Southeast, Southwest, Gulf, Central); Leeward Islands; Belize; Dominican Republic; Jamaica; Puerto Rico; Haiti; Cuba; Turks-Caicos Islands; Bahamas; U.S.A. (Florida). It is regarded as introduced to Trinidad and Tobago.[1]