Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertner
Little,, E.L., Wadsworth, F.H., Common trees of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands
Common Trees Puerto Rico & Virgin Isl.

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Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertner

name cited:
Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertner
name cited (basionym):
Bombax pentandrum L.
name recognized:
Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertner
name recognized (basionym):
Bombax pentandrum L.
drawing: R.R. Little
family: Bombacaceae
epithet: pentandrus,-a,-um

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Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL) and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI)
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homotypic synonyms:
Bombax pentandrum L.;
heterotypic synonyms:
Bombax cumanense Kunth; Bombax guineense Schum. & Thonn.; Bombax guineensis Schum.; Bombax inerme L.; Bombax mompoxense Kunth; Bombax occidentale Sprengel; Bombax orientale Sprengel; Bombax pentandrum Jacq.; Ceiba anfractuosa (DC.) M.Gómez; Ceiba caribaea (DC.) A. Chev.; Ceiba casearia Medik.; Ceiba guineensis (Thonn.) A. Chev.; Ceiba occidentalis (Sprengel) Burkill; Ceiba thonnerii A. Chev.; Ceiba thonningii A. Chev.; Eriodendron anfractuosum DC.; Eriodendron caribaeum G. Don; Eriodendron caribaeum G. Don ex Loud.; Eriodendron guineense G. Don ex Loud.; Eriodendron occidentale (Sprengel) G. Don; Eriodendron orientale Kostel.; Eriodendron pentandrum (L.) Kurz; Gossampinus alba Buch.-Ham.; Gossampinus rumphii Schott & Endl.; Xylon pentandrum Kuntze;
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