EPPO Global Database

Chorisia speciosa(CRKSP)

Overview
Code created in: 1996-10-28

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

Notes

South America. Widely cultivated as an ornamental tree, with uses similar to those of C. pentandra (q.v.). Introduced in eastern Africa, India


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

Common names
Name Language
chorisia English
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