Sectio: C. sect. Campylanthera Species: Ceiba aesculifolia. Subspecies: C. aesculifolia subsp. aesculifolia – C. aesculifolia subsp. parvifolia. Brief summary. No one has contributed a brief summary to this page yet. Explore what EOL knows about Ceiba aesculifolia. Add a brief summary to this page. Annotated content of articles, PDFs, and web sites on the sacred tree, Ceiba aesculifolia.

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Leafless tree with ripening seedpods Photograph by: Flowers native to Guatemala visible now around the world Dahlia. Xylon aesculifolium Kunth Kuntze. We are currently updating this section.

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Ceiba aesculifolia – Useful Tropical Plants

The seedpods contain an abundant floss that has a wide range of uses. Select Language Afrikaans Arabic Swahili. For more information about QR Codes click here. QR Code What’s this?

You can unsubscribe at anytime. Succeeds in poor, dry soils[ ]. Now containing plants. Fallen flowers and a leafy stems Photograph by: Available as a PDF file on the Internet. Root crops Sweet potato Jicama Cassava Malanga.

Our new book to be released soon is Edible Shrubs. Ceiva Rose Eriodendron acuminatum S. Found in Central America, Pochote Ceiba aesculifolia is a tropical deciduous tree with a thick, short bole and spreading crown. A mass of floss emerging from a mature seed capsule Photograph by: If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment.


Aesculidolia you have questions about a plant please use the Forum on this website as we do not have the resources to answer questions ourselves. In Yucatan fermented bark is used for sunstroke.

This is a QR code short for Quick Response which gives fast-track access to our website pages. Flavoring, herbs, and spices Bibliography on Capsicum sp. Watson Aesculifoliz aesculifolium Kunth DC. Dye plants for textiles Bibliography, Cochlospermum vitifolium Tecomasuche, Coclospermum vitifolium Palo de tinto Palo de Campeche, tinto Haematoxylum campechianum.

The young tender fruits are sometimes cooked and eaten[ ].

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Traditionally, it is used as a stuffing material in pillows, cushions, toys etc; as a tinder for starting fires; and can also be used to make wicks for candles[ 46].

Aescuifolia QR Code is unique to this page. Last update on It is hardy to zone UK Bibliography, Macroclinium bicolor Bibliography, Sobralia xantholeuca Bibliography on Terrestrial orchids from Guatemala Bibliography on Terrestrial shade orchids from Guatemala. Use of this website feiba your agreement to the Terms of Use. A plant recommended for digestive disorders. Flowers, toxic Florifundia, Brugmansia arborea Hura polyandra, Videos exploding seed pods Solandra maxima. Please view the copyright link for more information.


It prefers dry or moist soil and can tolerate drought.

This taxon has not yet been assessed. Young leaves – cooked[ ] Ripe fruits are eaten stewed[ ]. Copy and print the QR code to a plant label, poster, book, website, magazines, newspaper etc and even t-shirts. When time and funding permit, each flower each plant species will have its own page, and its own PDF, and eventually its own PPT so that professors and students have plenty of material on Guatemala and Honduras, etc aesculifoila study.

Plants and trees used to produce incense Palo jiote. Chiefly on dry plains or hillsides, mainly at elevations up to 1, metres[ ]. Some information cannot be used for commercial reasons or be modified but some can. Central America – Costa Rica north to Mexico.

Bibliography on Ceiba aesculifolia

The Maya used to weave covers from it[]. Only comments or links that are felt to be directly relevant to a plant will be included.

Glossaries Mesoamerica, Central America. The plant is not self-fertile. Developing fruit Photograph by: