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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Spices, condiments, food coloring Achiote, Bixa orellana Allspice, Pimenta dioica Auritum, hoja santa. Grains Maize Teosinte Grain amaranth. It cannot grow in the shade. Toxic plants Bibliography, Chichicaste grandis. First posted, November, A rare species found in low, dry deciduous forests from Mexico to Costa Rica.

Some information cannot be used for commercial reasons or be modified but some can. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. The plant is not self-fertile. Watson Rose Eriodendron acuminatum S.

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The young tender fruits are sometimes cooked and eaten[ ]. It prefers dry or moist soil and can tolerate drought. Watson Rose Eriodendron acuminatum S. For a list of references used on this page please go here A special thanks to Ken Fern for some of the information used on this page.


Dye plants for textiles Bibliography, Cochlospermum vitifolium Tecomasuche, Coclospermum vitifolium Palo de tinto Palo de Campeche, tinto Haematoxylum campechianum. Flowers native to Guatemala visible now around the world Dahlia. QR Codes are barcodes that can be read by mobile phone smartphone cameras. You can unsubscribe at anytime.

Ceiba aesculifolia Images – Useful Tropical Plants

The seedpods contain an abundant floss that has a wide range of uses. Select Language Afrikaans Arabic Swahili.

QR Code What’s this? 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]. Young leaves – cooked[ ] Ripe fruits are eaten stewed[ ].

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 to study. This is a QR code short for Quick Response csiba gives fast-track access to our website pages.

If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. Seedpods are sources of floss that has various uses like as stuffing material in pillows, toys, and cushions, as tinder for starting fires, as material in weaving covers, and as an insulating material in refrigerators.

Ceiba aesculifolia – Useful Tropical Plants

Ceiba aesculifolia is a deciduous Tree growing to 25 m 82ft by 20 m 65ft at a medium rate. Young fruit and ripe seeds are edible when cooked – ripe fruits are stewed and seeds are roasted. Flowers Fruits Trees Vegetables Spices.


Use of this website signifies your agreement to the Terms of Use. Bibliography, Parmentiera aculeata Pacaya palm Chamaedorea tepejilote Split leaf philodendron, Monstera deliciosa. All plant pages have their own unique code. The Maya used to weave covers from it[]. If you have important information about this plant that may help other users please add a comment or link below. Cacao, cocoa, chocolate Glossary on Cocoa Theobroma angustifolium Theobroma bicolor.

In the State of Mexico it is used as a purgative and emetic and Quintana Roo only as an emetic. Smartphone users quickly have information on a plant directly for the pfaf.

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Our new book to be released soon is Edible Shrubs. A plant recommended for digestive disorders. Available as a PDF file on the Internet. Please view the copyright link for more information. In more recent times, the floss has been found to be very effective as an insulating material in refrigerators[ ].

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