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Silk-floss Tree
Chorisia speciosa St.-Hil.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Malvales »  family Malvaceae »  genus Chorisia

Scientific synonyms

Ceiba speciosa (A. St.-Hil.) Ravenna
Bombax aculeatum Vell.
Spirotheca allenii (Woodson) Cuatrec.
Spirotheca codazziana Romero
Chorisia speciosa var. minor Chodat
Chorisia speciosa var. paraguariensis Hassl.
Spirotheca rhodostyla Cuatrec.
Spirotheca rimbachii Cuatrec.
Chorisia rosea Seem.
Xylon roseum Kuntze

Vulnerable

Images

Chorisia speciosa - Silk-floss Tree

Author: Forest & Kim Starr

Chorisia speciosa - Silk-floss Tree

Author: Forest & Kim Starr

Chorisia speciosa - Silk-floss Tree

Author: Forest & Kim Starr

Chorisia speciosa - Silk-floss Tree

Author: Forest & Kim Starr

outer bark

Chorisia speciosa - Silk-floss Tree

Author: Forest & Kim Starr

Chorisia speciosa - Silk-floss Tree

Author: Forest & Kim Starr

Chorisia speciosa - Silk-floss Tree

Author: Martin Antoš

Intertaxon relationships

Links and literature

EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Ceiba speciosa (A. St.-Hil.) Ravenna]
Data retrieved on: 1 April 2020
EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Spirotheca codazziana Romero]
Data retrieved on: 1 April 2020
EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Spirotheca rhodostyla Cuatrec.]
Data retrieved on: 1 April 2020
EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Spirotheca rimbachii Cuatrec.]
Data retrieved on: 1 April 2020
EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Spirotheca rosea (Seem.) P.E. Gibbs & W.S. Alverson]
Data retrieved on: 1 April 2020

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