Pseudobombax ellipticum (Cultivated)

Pseudobombax ellipticum (Kunth) Dugand, Caldasia 2: 67 1943. (Syn. Bombax ellipticum Kunth; Bombax mexicanum Hemsl.; Carolinea fastuosa Sessé ex DC.); Shaving Brush Tree; Deciduous tree without spines; leaves palmately compound with 3-6 elliptic leaflets; flowers appearing before leaves; calyx about 8 mm long with 10 basal glands; petals tinged pink, linear-oblong, up to 15 cm […]

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