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Ceiba Pentandra
Safed semal (Hindi) Kapok Tree, White Silk-Cotton Tree (Eng)
Keywords: Malvaceae;Boom;Bloem;roze;wit;cultuurgewas

Ceiba Pentandra

Safed semal (Hindi) Kapok Tree, White Silk-Cotton Tree (Eng)

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Album name:martheijnens / Flowers pink/purple
Keywords:Malvaceae / Boom / Bloem / roze / wit / cultuurgewas
Photonumber, location and date:201432752, India/Karnataka/Bangalore/Lalbagh Botanic Garden, 12-03-2014
Habitat:In various types of moist evergreen and deciduous forests, including those subject to seasonal inundation, as well as in dry forests and gallery forests. Pioneer in secundary forest.
Flowering time:January - April
Origin/distribution, remarks:Native to Mexico and Central America and to tropical West Africa. In Southeast Asia cultivated for the seed fiber (kapok). In India planted around the villages and roadsides. Common.
Filesize:138 KiB
Date added:Oct 24, 2016
Dimensions:1200 x 900 pixels
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