There are also the Jamaica cedar, and the silk cotton tree (Ceiba Bombax).
The silk cotton tree and the almond are favorites here as ornamental shade trees.
The silk cotton or kapok (bombax) is also to be met with in every village.
We found here some Guinea pepper, and some silk cotton trees, besides several others with the names of which I am not acquainted.
silk cotton has a smooth surface and therefore cannot be spun like true cotton which has corded edges.
A species of silk cotton, or ether down, is produced on a large tree, called the pullam tree.