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Ceiba aesculifolia
Ceiba aesculifolia
Photographer: E. Wynn Anderson

ID: 0000 0000 0116 3796 (2016-01-22)

Copyright © 2016 Wynn Anderson

  • date of photo  Mar 21, 2007
  • latitude 27.12119   longitude 107.58801     View on Google Maps.
  • location   km 37.5, old unpaved switchback road to Batopilas between Quirare and La Bufa at bridge over Rio Batopilas, 1.4 miles east of Las Bufa tailing dump, Barranca Batopilas ( (Mcp. Batopilas, Chihuahua, Mexico)
  • family Bombacaceae
  • plant community   narrow riparian corrider in tropical deciduious small tree forest at 3120' (950M)
  • notes   plant on volcanic tuff soil/gravel accumulation along river bank in canyon bottom. The hard warty conical armaments lining the trunk and major limbs are distinctive on a plant that is leafless for 6 to 9 months.SYN: Ceiba acuminata, Bombax a.
  • keywords: SMOc, Barranca Batopilas
  • contributor's ID #  SMOc 256
  • photo category: Plant - tree

  • common names   Pochote, Kapok, Silk Cotton Tree (photographer)
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