Family No.104
Family NameBOMBACACEAE
Chinese Family Name木棉科
Scientific NameBombax ceiba L.
SynonymGossampinus malabarica (DC.) Merr., Bombax malabaricum DC.
Chinese Name木棉
Common NameTree Cotton, Red Kapok Tree
Plant TypeAngiosperms (dicotyledons)
Ecological Information
NativeNo
ExoticYes
Conservation Status
Scheduled under Cap 96No
Protected under Cap 586No
Rare and Precious Plants of Hong Kong (Status in China)No
China Plant Red Data BookNo
Flower
Flowering PeriodApr-May
Fruit
Fruiting PeriodMay-May
Others
Type Specimen Collected in Hong KongNo
Flora of Hong Kong Illustration