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Silk Cottontree

Cochlospermum vitifolium (Willd.) Spreng.

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Cochlospermum vitifolium (Silk Cottontree) is a species of tree in the family Bixaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to Piauí, Alagoas, Caatinga, Amapá, AmazôNia, Sergipe, Pará, Maranhao, ParaíBa, Pernambuco, RondôNia, Bahia, Ceará, Rio Grande Do Norte, Mata AtlâNtica, Roraima, Cerrado, and Minas Gerais. They have simple, broad leaves. Flowers are visited by Melipona beecheii. Individuals can grow to 19.5 m.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of silk cottontree. View this species on GBIF