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Bombax ceiba
Red silk-cotton tree

Bombax ceiba
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Family: Malvaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Tropical Asia; widely cultivated.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Cultivated Only

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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Bombax ceiba has been found in the following 2 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Koreshan State Historic Site Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Seminole Wayside Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only



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Bombax ceiba
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr