EPPO Global Database

Bombax ceiba(BOMCE)

Overview
Last modification: 2002-02-06

Basic information
  • EPPO code: BOMCE
  • Preferred name: Bombax ceiba
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Tropical Asia to Australia


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Bombax aculeatum Linnaeus
Bombax malabaricum de Candolle
Gossampinus malabarica Merrill
Salmalia malabarica (de Candolle) Schott & Endlicher

Common names
Name Language
indischer Seidenwollbaum German
Kapokbaum German
cotton tree English
red silk-cotton tree English
ceibo Spanish (BO)
arbre à bourre French
arbre à coton French
ceïba French
fromager French
semoule French
kaasboom Dutch