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LA CEIBA CHODATTI is a botanical species of deciduous tree, native to the tropical and subtropical rainforests of South America.
It has several common local names: palo borracho, botelho tree, samouhú, and belongs to the same family of baobab and kapok. Ceiba speciosa is also considered a sacred tree among the different pre-Hispanic cultures of the Mesoamerican area, such as Mayas, Pipiles, Nahuas, etc.
According to the cosmovision of these indigenous peoples, La Ceiba or Yaaxché, as they call it in the Mayan language, the universe is structured in three planes, which communicate through sacred Ceiba. p>
Also, according to the Mayan belief, it is the branches of this tree that allow the opening of the 13 heavens.
Precisely because of the importance this tree represented for the Mayan people and other Mesoamerican people, these used to sow it in the squares of their cities.
This is evident in the ancient Mayan city of Tikal, where several specimens of this species are found.
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Woody shrubs, trees or climbers, often armed with thorns, short spollen shoots frequently present; dioecious plants. A pantropical genus with 15-50 species; 2 species have been found in Nicaragua.
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It is a medium sized tree, bulky, bulky; reaches 5-23 m high, branched with thick branches at the end of the shaft, open cup, rounded. Leaves alternate, deciduous, palmaticomposed, 5-leaflets, edges sawn, obovate, 5-10 x 2,5-5 cm; long petiole, 6-12 cm long.
Primary branches lower their diameter at the end; the secondary ones, thick, short. Smooth bark, greenish to grayish (according to age), with vertical striae, and horizontal wrinkles. It has thick woody conical pricks.
GUATEMALA NATIONAL TREE
Its scientific name is Ceiba Pentandra Gaertin, is one of the largest trees in tropical America. It is found in most of the Republic of Guatemala and is very common in almost all of America. It is generally found at altitudes less than 1,000 meters above sea level. It grows in the departments of El Petén, Alta Verapaz, Baja Verapaz, Izabal, Zacapa, Progress, Jalapa, Jutiapa, Santa Rosa, Escuintla, Guatemala, Sololá, Suchitepequez, Retalhuleu and San Marcos
Belongs to family of bombacaceae, these are trees or shrubs with spines, alternate leaves, deciduous and very small. The ceiba is a giant tree of 50 or more meters of height, its trunk and its foliage covers up to 1600 square meters of surface. The lower part of the trunk has albatrosses that extend downward through thick, widespread roots. The cup having a depressed shape is formed by large horizontal branches. The bark of the ceiba is of light brown or gray color and is provided with thorns. This tree spreads through seeds and cuttings.
Its fruit produces wild cotton called "kapoc", Kapoc wood is used in life jackets because of its better buoyancy and water repellency. Its seed is used for the production of eating oil and soaps. The remaining pulp from the seed is used for cattle feed. The waste is ground and crushed as a filler in the preparation of fertilizer mixtures.
In pre-Columbian times it had special importance, as the natives used to celebrate their rites under the foliage of the ceiba tree, considering it sacred tree.
Symbolizes: Life, perpetuity, greatness, goodness, beauty, strength and union .