- A new record of Mucuna Adans. (Leguminosae) for Thailand

 

 

Ceiba speciosa (A. St.-Hil.) Ravenna - Malvaceae

Deciduous tree, spiny; leaves palmate, calyx lobes densely hairy inside; petals connate at base, coherent to staminal tube, spathulate, 7-10 × 2.5-3.5 cm; filaments 5-15, united into a tube; anthers twisted; capsule obovate, inner walls densely woolly; seeds enclosed in wool. Native to S. America, widely cultivated in tropic.