Sunday Trees in Malaga (3): Tree trunk with thorns

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Silk floss tree is known for its beautiful flowers, large seedpods with a silky, cottony substance (kapok) within, and large thorns that grow from the greenish bark of the trunk protecting the trunk and limbs.

For Becca’s Sunday Trees

References: http://spain-info.co.uk/gardening/silk-floss-trees/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ceiba_speciosa

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The age!

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I feel a great regard for trees; they represent age and beauty and the miracles of life and growth ~ Louise Dickinson Rich