The silk-cotton tree is the rival of the palm in dignity; it has a white bark and a lofty flat crown.
But they seem to be exceptionally so when in the silk-cotton tree.
The ceiba, cottonwood or silk-cotton tree, is a tree of beauty and size, and of very general growth.
They make fire with quartz and steel, using the floss of the silk-cotton tree as tinder.
But did not “Eha” mistake the purpose for which these creatures visit the silk-cotton tree?
I was much surprised to notice the rapidity with which the silk-cotton tree burst into leaf.
Round the butt-end is wound a little mass from the silk-cotton tree, which exactly fits into the bore of the blow-pipe.
As her father had said, she wasn't good at waiting; and so we all went up into the silk-cotton tree.
They make fire with a quartz strike-a-light and steel and the floss of the silk-cotton tree (Bombax malabaricum).
I think Mr. Chipperton put the whole thing down as the result of his lecture to Rectus up in the silk-cotton tree.