EPPO Global Database

Pseudobombax ellipticum(PBXEL)

Overview
Last modification: 2018-01-17

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: PBXEL
  • Preferred name: Pseudobombax ellipticum
  • Authority: (Kunth) Dugand

Notes

Mexico, Central America, Caribbean. Widely grown as an ornamental tree in tropical countries


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Bombax ellipticum Kunth

Common names
Name Language
shaving brush tree English
amapola Spanish
brocha de afeitar Spanish
cabellos de ángel Spanish
clavellina Spanish
cocuche Spanish
coquito Spanish
guietiqui Spanish
itayata Spanish
mocoque Spanish
imbiruss├║ rosa Portuguese (BR)