Origin of silk cotton
Examples from the Web for silk cotton
I think Mr. Chipperton put the whole thing down as the result of his lecture to Rectus up in the silk-cotton tree.
The ceiba, cottonwood or silk-cotton tree, is a tree of beauty and size, and of very general growth.Industrial Cuba|Robert P. Porter
They make fire with quartz and steel, using the floss of the silk-cotton tree as tinder.Castes and Tribes of Southern India|Edgar Thurston
As her father had said, she wasn't good at waiting; and so we all went up into the silk-cotton tree.
But they seem to be exceptionally so when in the silk-cotton tree.Jungle Folk|Douglas Dewar