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Ceiba speciosa (A.St.-Hil.) Ravenna

Silk floss tree

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassMagnoliopsidaDicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves
SubclassRosidaeRoses, legumes, proteas, dogwoods, hydrangeas, mistletoes, euphorbias, grapes, many more
OrderMalvalesIncludes cacao, balsa, lime, linden, basswood, daphnes, hibiscus, hollyhocks, okra, baobab, cotton, kapok, and many others
FamilyMalvaceaeIncludes okra, jute, cacao, hibiscus, many others
GenusCeibaLatinized version of the South American name for the silk cotton tree

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Ceiba speciosa description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.

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Ceiba speciosa (silk floss tree)

4/10/2015 · Naples Botanical Garden, Naples, Florida · ≈ 2 × 1′ (59 × 39 cm)