Ceiba pentandra – Kapok, White Cotton Tree

Other notes

References:

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Page citation

Kawthankar, N. 2023. Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn. – Kapok, White Cotton Tree. In Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 4.12. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/ceiba-pentandra, accessed 2023/09/21.