Ceiba Pentandra (Kapok Tree) Araba
Size: 3 1/4 Feet Tall, 12 inches Wide, 14 1/2 inches deep
This species of tree has a few relatives, the floss silk tree, (Ceiba speciosa) and the Bombax. The Kapok tree grows to (230 ft) the trunk up to (9.8 ft) in diameter. This Ceiba (Kapok) is known for its cotton filled seed pods. This cotton is used for filling objects of all sorts.
The Afro-Cuban Religion regards this tree Sacred.