Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.

Species synonym in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

PlantaeTracheophytaMagnoliopsidaMalvalesMalvaceaeHelicteresHelicteres pentandra

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Full Name

Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.

Common names

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

Taxonomic status

Homotypic synonym of Helicteres pentandra L.

Basionym

Helicteres pentandra L.

Habitat

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

Threat status

Least concern

Remarks

Originally found in sources as accepted taxon within Ceiba Mill.

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Distributions

Text based distributions present in some sources.

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Bibliography

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

Known issues

There are known issues with this name usage:

  • basionym relation derived

  • conflicting basionym combination

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 (116590913) has since been removed from the portal.

Record history

This record was last modified on Apr 13, 2016.