In case you ever wondered what became of the monster tree from Poltergeist, he settled down with the therapist of his Anti-Child Chomping support group. They have 12 children together that are just growing like weeds. Good on you, bark boy!
Ceiba speciosa (formerly Chorisia speciosa, silk floss tree, toborochi tree, drunken tree) - Aspire Park in Doha, Qatar. Belongs to the same family as baobab and the kapok. Native to tropical and subtropical forests of S.America. Rated among the most beautiful trees in the world due to its spectacular blooming with thousands of flowers in pink, white and purple. The tree is resistant to drought and moderate cold // photo by terp16 @ http://www.panoramio.com/photo/40891139