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Chorisia (Ceiba) speciosa - Kapok Tree


Chorisia (Ceiba) speciosa - Kapok Tree (Chorisia (Ceiba) speciosa - Kapok Tree)

This Kapok tree is full of fruit, which when they break open the kapok will come out with pea-sized black seeds. Photo taken at the San Diego Zoo on January 26, 2016.



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Can you eat them?

29 Jan, 2016

 

Thats cool!

29 Jan, 2016

 

Dottydaisy2:

No, they're full of kapok. LOL! Kapok is like cotton. The kapok was used to fill pillows.

2 Feb, 2016

 

Stan,

Right? :>)

2 Feb, 2016



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