5026.000 Ceiba Mill.

CHORISIA Kunth

Description of the genus

Trees, often with swollen bottle-shaped trunks, these often spiny and coloured green.

Worldwide: 11 species in tropical America, one extending to Africa.

Zimbabwe: 3 cultivated taxa.

Ceiba speciosa

Links to cultivated taxa    View: living plant images - herbarium specimen images - all images for this genus

SpeciesContent
insignis (Kunth) P.E. Gibbs & SemirDescription, Image
pentandra (L.) Gaertn.Description, Image
speciosa (A. St.-Hil.) RavennaImage

Other sources of information about Ceiba:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Ceiba
Flora of Malawi: cultivated Ceiba
Flora of Mozambique: Ceiba
Flora of Mozambique: cultivated Ceiba
Flora of Zambia: Ceiba
Flora of Zambia: cultivated Ceiba

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Ceiba
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Ceiba
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Ceiba
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Ceiba
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Ceiba

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Ceiba.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1590, retrieved 31 May 2016

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