~ Bombax Ceiba
Commonly known as Red Cotton Tree. This is a tropical tree and has a straight tall trunk. The trunk is full of heavy thorns. The fruit, which reaches an average of 13 cm in length, is light-green in color in immature fruits; brown in mature fruits and looks like a capsule, when ripe it contains white fabrics like cotton. Its seeds are poisonous. Although this is a tropical forest tree but most often it is planted in the park and beside the road for its beauty. It is widely planted in Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Malay, China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.