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Silk cotton tree

Drawing of a mature silk cotton tree.

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Tom Cringle's Cotton Tree

Large cotton tree once found near the Ferry Police Station in St. Catherine, Jamaica.

Tom Cringle's Cotton Tree, St. Catherine, Jamaica

Image of the massive cotton tree widely known as Tom Cringle's Cotton Tree. It was named after a character in a popular 19th century novel entitled 'Tom Cringle's Log' (Michael Scott, 1834). This ceiba or silk cotton tree was located in front of the…