Ceiba pentandra

Definitions of Ceiba pentandra
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n massive tropical tree with deep ridges on its massive trunk and bearing large pods of seeds covered with silky floss; source of the silky kapok fiber

Synonyms:
Bombay ceiba, God tree, ceiba tree, kapok, silk-cotton tree, white silk-cotton tree
Type of:
angiospermous tree, flowering tree
any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary