Ceiba pentandra


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Noun1.Ceiba pentandra - massive tropical tree with deep ridges on its massive trunk and bearing large pods of seeds covered with silky flossCeiba pentandra - 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
angiospermous tree, flowering tree - any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary
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On the other hand, Ceiba pentandra wood is characterized by thicker fiber wall, less parenchymatous tissue, presence of anomalous structure in phloem and longitudinal gum canals [17].
Indigenous tall trees (Erythrina poeppigiana, Ceiba pentandra, Ficus sp.
Total # Family/Species Part eaten individuals Anacardiaceae Anacardium excelsum S 10 Spondias mombin FP,B 66 Spondias purpurea FP 2 Mangifera indica ** FP 10 Bignoniaceae Tabebuia rosea F 2 Bombacaceae Ceiba aesculifolia FS,B,L 9 Ceiba pentandra S,B 4 Bombacopsis quinata FS,B 7 Ochroma pyramidale F 12 Caesalpiniaceae Schizolobium parahybum S,L,B 9 Delonix regia * F,S,L 206 Cassia grandis FS,B 8 Combretaceae Terminalia catappa * FS,L 498 Lythraceae Lagerstroemia speciosa * S 31 Meliaceae Cedrela odorata S 2 Swietenia macrophylla S 2 Fabaceae Pseudosamanea guachapele F,L,B 23 Lysiloma divaricatum S 7 Enterolobium cyclocarpum B,Li 4 Inga vera ES,L 18 Inga sp.