Answer: Kapoc is Ceiba pentandra, a deciduous, mostly spiny tree, native to the tropics of America and Africa. You can order seeds from World Seed Bank, through this internet site: http://www.boldweb.com/greenweb/cactiwrl.htm
Information on Ceiba pentandra is available at: http://bodd.cf.ac.uk/BotDermFolder/BotDermB/BOMB.html. Good luck with your research!
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