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Ceiba speciosa (formerly Chorisia speciosa) - Floss Silk Tree Flowers


Ceiba speciosa (formerly Chorisia speciosa) -  Floss Silk Tree Flowers (Ceiba speciosa (formerly Chorisia speciosa) -  Floss Silk Tree)

A close up of the many flowers on Floss Silk tree at Carlsbad Village, CA. in San Diego County. Photo taken on Labor Day (Sept. 3, 2012).



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They look artificial, is that why it is called a silk tree?

5 Sep, 2012

 

I think it's called floss silk tree because of the kapok it produces. Kapok tree is another one of it's common names.

6 Sep, 2012

 

Oh thanks for that.....

8 Sep, 2012

 

You're welcome! :>)

10 Sep, 2012



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