Latin name: Chorisia speciosa

Floss silk tree

25 m. 82 f.
Family: Bombacaceae

Genus: Chorisia

Genus of 2 species of trees, native to tropical areas.
They grow in full sun, in neutral or slightly acid, fertile, well-drained soils.
Plant alone.
Propagated by seeds.
Latin name: Chorisia speciosa
Semi-evergreen tree with compound, palmate, green leaves and spine-covered trunk. The seeds are embedded in dense floss resembling a cotton ball.