The Caribbean Dictionary

capok tree
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The silk cotton tree (Ceiba pentandra) is a tropical tree of the order Malvales and the family Malvaceae (previously separated in the family Bombacaceae), It is known for the cotton like fibres produced by its seed pods. It features in obeah and other African based superstition and religious.
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Anon Jun 09, 2014
Is this the same as Kapok as in Kapok Hotel?
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