Bombax ceiba
  • Description
    Tall tree over 10 meters; decidious; rough bark; thorns found on young growth.
  • Habit
    Usually found by the side of roads, on tank bunds, or on agricultural boundaries, occasionally found in the forest areas.
  • Landscape Information
    Fast growing, good for creating early canopy, nice flowers.
  • Uses
    Gum is a good tonic, used in treating diarrhea, menorrhagia and dysentery. Fiber is a silk cotton