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Rashid M 1975 pp 159-163 [TEMP, RAIN, TEXT, DRA, PH, LIG, USE]
Perennial deciduous tree. In India the flowers appear from February to April, the leaves appear after the flowering in May-June, the capsules ripen from March to July and the leaves are shed in November-December.
Butter-cup tree, Yellow silk-cotton tree, Torch-wood tree, Golgol, Gabdi, Pahad-vel, Bong, Veni-vel, Kumbi, Ganiar, Galgal, Gangal, Gejra, Guneri, Kad-buruga, Arasinaburaga, Adaviburaga, Appakadukka, Ganglay, Gangeri, Ganeri, Gokul, Konto-palas, Bendia murdoni, Popso koniari, Kongillam, Tanaku, Elluva, Kongu, Kondagogu, Konda-buraga, Adavi, Pethiri, Puliki.
Scientific synonym: C. gossypium. Butter-cup tree can be found at elevations between sea level and 900 m. In India, the tree is adapted to a relative humidity in July of 70-90% and in January 50-80%. The tree can reach a height of up to 6 m.