|Ceiba speciosa (A.St.-Hil., A.Juss. & Cambess.) Ravenna ||Family Malvaceae|
Common name: chorisia, floss silk tree
Ceiba speciosa (A.St.-Hil., A.Juss. & Cambess.) Ravenna APNI*
Synonyms: Chorisia speciosa (A.St.-Hil., A.Juss. & Cambess.) APNI*
Description: Tree to over 20 m high.
Distribution and occurrence: Recorded from Bellingen, North Coast (N.S.W.) as naturalising from seed produced by planted trees. Native of South America.
NSW subdivisions: *NC
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