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Tropical Zone Gardening: Please help me to ID this tree.

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ElsaKristen
Cape Coral, FL
(Zone 10b)

February 13, 2012
7:30 AM

Post #9005013

I found this beautiful tree growing in my neighbourhood in South West Florida. I have asked around but knowbody has been able to help me to ID this tree. Can YOU help?

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plum68
Bad Tölz
Germany

February 13, 2012
9:24 AM

Post #9005143


Hello Elsa Kristen,

maybe it is a "red hot poker Tree".

greetings plum68
tropicbreeze
noonamah
Australia

February 13, 2012
2:58 PM

Post #9005511

I'd say it's Bombax ceiba.

Metrosideros

Metrosideros
Keaau, HI


March 14, 2012
10:37 AM

Post #9042531

Yes, Bombax ceiba, Silk Cotton Tree / Kapok Tree.

http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/55034/

http://www.hear.org/starr/images/species/?q=bombax ceiba&o=plants

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bombax_ceiba
jardim2
rio de janeiro
Brazil

March 18, 2012
10:31 AM

Post #9047353

I also agree, it's a Bombax ceiba.

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