Taxon  Report   9431    
Chorisia speciosa  St.-Hil.
Silk floss tree
Chorisia speciosa
© 2006 Charles E. Jones
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Chorisia speciosa
© 2012 Dean Wm. Taylor
Chorisia speciosa
© 2015 Zoya Akulova
Chorisia speciosa, a dicot, is a tree that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Plant Characteristics
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Chorisia speciosa
© 2014 Neal Kramer
Genus: Chorisia
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Ceiba speciosa
More information about  Chorisia speciosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 16, 2019).