Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.

Species in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

PlantaeTracheophytaMagnoliopsidaMalvalesMalvaceaeCeiba

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Overview

Full Name

Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.

Common names

  • kapok eng
  • kapoktree eng
  • silk cottontree eng
  • more

Synonyms

Taxonomic status

accepted species

Published in

Fruct. sem. pl. 2:244. 1791

Habitat

Not marine, Bs-T, bh-T, bh-PM, bmh-PM

Threat status

Least concern

Remarks

Possible variant of Ceiba pentandra Thonn.

Georeferenced data

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

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Subordinate taxa

Classification

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kingdom
Plantae
phylum
Tracheophyta
class
Magnoliopsida
order
Malvales
family
Malvaceae
genus
Ceiba
species
Ceiba pentandra
 
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Description

Description

Type Specimen

Bibliography

Gaertn. (1791) In: Fruct. Sem. Pl. 2: 244. t. 133

Known issues

There are known issues with this name usage:

  • orthographic variant

Source information

This backbone name usage is included because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage (124140099) has since been removed from the portal.

Record history

This record was last modified on Feb 14, 2017.