Blooming kapok trees become Haikou’s new attraction

By Ding Xin / hicn.cn / Updated: 2021-03-17,09:32

With the advent of spring, hundreds of blooming kapok or red silk-cotton flowers (Bombax ceiba) have become a new attraction on Wuzhishan Road in provincial capital Haikou.
 

Kapok trees are in full bloom along Wuzhishan Road in Haikou on March 15.

Photo: Wang Chengxian

Kapok trees are in full bloom along Wuzhishan Road in Haikou on March 15.

Photo: Wang Chengxian

Kapok trees are in full bloom along Wuzhishan Road in Haikou on March 15.

Photo: Wang Chengxian

The kapok flower, shaped like a trumpet, attracts bees

Photo: Wang Chengxian

Kapok flowers bloom in Haikou

Photo: Wang Chengxian

Vivid red kapok flowers add spring colors to Haikou
Photo: Wang Chengxian

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