EPPO Global Database

Chorisia speciosa(CRKSP)

Overview
Last modification: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO code: CRKSP
  • Preferred name: Chorisia speciosa
  • Authority: St-Hilaire

Notes

Argentina, Brazil. Very widely cultivated as an ornamental tree, exact origin not known


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Ceiba speciosa (St-Hilaire) Ravenna

Common names
Name Language
floss-silk tree English
silk floss tree English
brasilianischer Florettseidenbaum German
Chorisie German
Wollbaum German
chorisie French
ceiba del Brasil Spanish
barriguda Portuguese (BR)
mamica-de-cadela Portuguese (BR)
paineira Portuguese (BR)
paineira-rosa Portuguese