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floss silk tree
Ceiba speciosa
Ceiba speciosa
floss silk tree Mallow Family
Ceiba speciosa Malvaceae
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English common name
  •floss silk tree
Spanish common name
  •palo borracho
accepted scientific name
  •Ceiba speciosa (A. St.-Hil.) Ravenna
rules for finding collection records
  •Ceiba speciosa (124)
  •Chorisia speciosa (3)
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Category: Broadleaf Trees
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is 4 to 6 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Compound, Compound Palmate
Plant Observed 2nd week of January thru 2nd week of September

How Likely at this Location (26%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (100%)
base map where plant found
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