The ceiba is the sacred tree of the negro, the temple of Jumbi, the proper house of Obeah.
The lovers stood in shadow—but it was the shadow of the ceiba.
He had need to avail himself of the friendly proffer; and for that purpose had he made the appointment under the ceiba.
A balza raft was built out of large trunks of the Bombax ceiba, which, being light wood, was the best for the purpose.
Benbax ceiba, a large tree with spongy, light wood, that has immense bunches of purple flowers.
It is not, however, composed of that material, but of the fibre of the cotton-tree (Bombax ceiba).
Once more under the ceiba, that gigantic trysting tree, stood the Maroon and his mistress.
Individuals were most readily observed on the buttresses of some of the gigantic mahogany and ceiba trees.
There are also the Jamaica cedar, and the silk cotton tree (ceiba Bombax).
Hunger stimulated him to the attempt; and, resting his gun against the trunk of the ceiba, he commenced climbing upward.