Calflora
Taxon  Report   9431    
Chorisia speciosa  St.-Hil.
Silk floss tree
Chorisia speciosa, a dicot, is a tree that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
Family: BOMBACACEAE  
Genus: Chorisia
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Ceiba speciosa
More information about  Chorisia speciosa
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
USDA PLANTS Profile (CHSP13)

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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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 23, 2019).