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Genus

Ceiba

ceiba

Ceiba is a genus of trees in the family Malvaceae, native to tropical and subtropical areas of the Americas (from Mexico and the Caribbean to N Argentina) and tropical West Africa.

Ceiba pentandraCeiba pentandra
Kapok tree
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The genus Ceiba was previously considered a member of the Bombacaceae - Kapok-tree family. It has since been reclassified to the family Malvaceae.

Species of the Ceiba genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:

  Ceiba pentandra
Kapok tree
Ceiba pentandra

  Ceiba speciosa
Silk floss tree
Ceiba speciosa

The genus Ceiba is a member of the Malvaceae - Mallow family.

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