National Geographic : 1905 May
arf ~ H~~-d 17 C A Splendid Specimen of the Ceiba Tree, or Silk Cotton," near Ponce, Porto Rico The Porto Ricans use the cotton covering the seeds to make beds and pillows. This and the preceding illustration are from areport t on "The Economic Plants of Porto Rico," by Messrs 0. F. Cook and G. N . Collins, published bythe U.S.National Museum. The bulletin includes about 3,000 entries of weeds, shrubs, trees, fruits, and vegetable plants which furnishsome article of use. , -- :-;H 0 "rc~0 ~~H ~~"i~~l 0 0 A plndd peimn f heCebaTre r il Cttn, narPocePrt Rc Th Prt icnsue hecttn ovrngth ees umae es ndpilws Ti ad h pecdngilusrtin rfomareor on"hcnmi lnso oroRc yMsss0FCo ndGNClis pbishdb h.Satoa uem h buleininluesaou 300 etre o ned srustresfrit ad eetbl pans hchfunihom rtcl oue.'