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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Publisher Weinheim Year ISBN – Description An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research. A rare species found in low, dry deciduous forests from Mexico to Costa Rica. Seeds – roasted[]. In Yucatan fermented bark is used for sunstroke.

A wealth of colour photographs bring each plant vividly to life. Chiefly on dry plains or hillsides, mainly at elevations up to 1, metres[ ]. Available as a PDF file on the Internet. Plants mentioned in myths rushes, tule Ocote, pitch pine Sauco, Sambucus mexicana Oak trees, encinos Bromeliad.

Aescuifolia are sources of floss that has various uses celba 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. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here.

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If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. Trees with conical Spines Hura polyandra. Ripening seedpods – one has split open to reveal the mass of white floss around the seeds Photograph by: Flowers Fruits Trees Vegetables Spices.

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Plants For A Future can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. Aesculifoliw For A Future have a number of books available in paperback and digital form.

Flowers, toxic Florifundia, Brugmansia arborea Hura polyandra, Videos exploding seed pods Solandra maxima.

Ceiba aesculifolia Images – Useful Tropical Plants

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Watson Eriodendron aesculifolium Kunth DC. 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.

Pochote (Ceiba aesculifolia) ยท

Ceiba aesculifolia is a deciduous Tree growing to 25 m 82ft by 20 m ceina at a medium rate. 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]. This taxon has not yet been assessed. Now containing plants. Cacao, cocoa, ceuba Glossary on Cocoa Theobroma angustifolium Theobroma bicolor.

The young tender fruits are sometimes cooked and eaten[ ]. Watson Rose Eriodendron acuminatum S. Fallen flowers and a leafy stems Photograph by: Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern.


Young leaves – cooked[ ] Ripe fruits are eaten stewed[ ]. Found in Central America, Pochote Ceiba aesculifolia is a tropical deciduous tree with a thick, short bole and spreading crown.

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You will receive a range of benefits including: You can unsubscribe at anytime. Young fruit and ripe seeds are edible when cooked – ripe fruits are stewed and seeds are roasted. It prefers dry or moist soil and can tolerate drought. Most common introduced plants not native Banana Solanum sisymbriifolium, the litchi tomato, Bibliography Citrus fruits Onion.

Our new book to be released soon is Edible Shrubs. Bombax aesculifolium Kunth Ceiba acuminata S. 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.

The entire flora 13 volumes can now be downloaded ceina http: A plant recommended for digestive disorders. Use of this website signifies your agreement to the Terms of Use. The seedpods contain an abundant floss that has a wide range of uses. Succeeds in poor, dry soils[ ]. Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally.