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Family: MALVACEAE 

 Ceiba glaziovii
 

Photo by Marlon Machado.

  
Author:  Karl Moritz Schumann 1900
Family:  Malvaceae
Habitat:  Brazil
Soil:  Mix
Water:  Medium-Maximum
Sun:  Maximum
Thickness:  1 meter
Height:  10-15 metres
Flower:  White-Pink
Reproduction:  Seeds/Cuttings
Pop names:  Cotton Silk Tree, Barriguda
Synonyms:  Xylon glaziovii ,Kuntze 1898. Ceiba pubiflora f. coaetanea Hassl. 1910.
Might now be: Chorisia glaziovii, E. Santos 1964

Photo by Marlon Machado.

   This member of the Malvaceae family was given this name by Karl Moritz Schumann in 1900. It is found in Brazil, growing in a well drained soil with quite some water and lots of sun. The stem can grow to one meter in diameter and the tree from ten to fifteen metres high. The flowers are from white to pink.