Record Details

Scientific Name:
Ceiba speciosa

Taxonomy and Nomenclature

Kingdom:
Plantae
Rank:
Genus
Synonym(s):
Chorisa speciosa
Chorisia speciosa
Common Name(s):
silk-floss tree [English]

Taxonomic Status

Current Standing:
accepted

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Record Credibility Rating:
TWG standards met
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References

Expert(s):
Laurence J. Dorr. Research Botanist and Associate Curator, National Herbarium, National Museum of Natural History, MRC 166, PO Box 37012, Washington, DC 20013-7012, USA
Other Sources:
database: Flora of the West Indies website, 2011; Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M.T. Strong. 2007. Catalogue of the seed plants of the West Indies Website. http://botany.si.edu/antilles/WestIndies/query.cfm
database: Malvales of North America Update; Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)
database: Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), 2007 - 2011; USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database]. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/paper.pl?language=en
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Geographic Information

Geographic Information:
Caribbean
Jurisdiction:
Caribbean Territories, Introduced

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