Common Name: Silk Cotton Tree
Scientific Name: Bombax ceiba
Nepali Name: Simal ( सिमल )
Size: 20-60m (height)
Location: Dhading Besi, Dhading
Flowers of this deciduous tree bloom in spring and have very attractive red flowers on a leafless branch. The seeds of this tree are covered with white floss which are used by people to stuff pillows. These trees are found in lowlands.
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