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Kapok tree, ceiba, pochote

Ceiba pentandra

Description:

Huge tree full of epiphyte plants.

Habitat:

Tropical rain forest

Notes:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ceiba_penta...

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3 Comments

Maria dB
Maria dB a year ago

That is a great page with information!

BioEu
BioEu a year ago

Thanks for your comment Maria dB. I didn't knew its common name in english (only I've heard before people call it ceiba in spanish or pochote in nahuatl). I found an interesting page for more information:
http://www.ceiba.org/ceiba.htm

Maria dB
Maria dB a year ago

Nice one! You could add the common name Kapok instead of mentioning the scientific name twice and perhaps also add the wikipedia link for those who would like more information: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ceiba_penta...

Mexico

Lat: 16.63, Long: -91.27

Spotted on Jan 17, 2007
Submitted on Jul 29, 2012

Spotted for mission

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