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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Malvales
Family: Malvaceae
Genus: Bombacopsis
Selected species

Bombacopsis is a medium-sized to large tree, that can reach 3 to 6 feet (1.8 m) in diameter, and at times reaches a height of 100 feet (30 m). The trunk and larger branches often have sharp prickles. Its common range is in the forests of western Nicaragua, Colombia, Venezuela, Costa Rica, and Panama.