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Kapok Tree

Ceiba sp.

Description:

The tree grows to 60-70 m (200-230 ft) tall and has a very substantial trunk up to 3 m (10 ft) in diameter with buttresses.

Habitat:

rainforest

Notes:

Almost the entire crown of this tree is completely covered in bromeliads.

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dandoucette
Spotted by
dandoucette

Petén, Guatemala

Lat: 17.22, Long: -89.62

Spotted on Dec 1, 2000
Submitted on May 1, 2011

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