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Ceiba speciosa (fka: Chorisia speciosa) - Kapok Tree, Floss Silk Tree


Ceiba speciosa (fka: Chorisia speciosa) - Kapok Tree, Floss Silk Tree (Ceiba speciosa (fka Chorisia speciosa) kapok tree Floss silk)

Pink Flowering Kapok tree blooming at at the San Diego Zoo. Photo taken Sept. 22, 2008. For Mushybanna.



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Beautiful pic Delonix :o)

14 Jul, 2010

 

Terratoonie:

Thanks! : > ) It's one of my favorite flowering trees. I love the scarlet and burgandy colored flowering varieties best.

14 Jul, 2010

 

Is this the one with the prickly trunk and branches which store water ?

14 Jul, 2010

 

Terratoonie:

Yes, this tree has a huge water-storing trunk with thousands of big thorns all over.

14 Jul, 2010

 

Wow its a stunner ...Wonderful flowers ..;o)))

14 Jul, 2010

 

Thanks! A huge tree is incredibly breathtaking when in full bloom.

15 Jul, 2010

 

Beautiful against that fantastic blue sky Delonix...:>)

15 Jul, 2010

 

Motinot:

Thanks! : > )

15 Jul, 2010



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