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The kapok connection -- Study explains rainforest similarities

Celebrated in Buddhist temples and cultivated for its wood and cottony fibers, the kapok tree now is upsetting an idea that biologists have clung to for decades: the notion that African and South American rainforests are similar because the continents were connected 96 million years ago. Researc...
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Kapok - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Kapok is a tropical tree of the order Malvales and the family Malvaceae, native to Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, northern South America, and to tropical west Africa. The word is also used for the fibre obtained...

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kapok: Definition from Answers.com

kapok ( ) n. A silky fiber obtained from the fruit of the silk-cotton tree and used for insulation and as padding in pillows, mattresses, and life

Kapok, Ceiba or Silk Cotton Tree (Ceiba pentandra) Reef Bay Trail, St ...

The kapok tree has long been considered sacred by the indigenous peoples of America. The Mayans believe that the kapok, which they call ceiba, (pronounced say-bah) ...

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The Kapok tree is an emergent tree of the tropical rainforests, and is often ... Many plants and animals grow and live in the branches of the kapok tree. ...

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