Cordia sebestena is a species of flowering plant that is native to the American tropics. It ranges from southern Florida in the United States and The Bahamas southwards throughout Central America and the Greater Antilles. Common names include siricote or kopté scarlet cordia on Jamaica, and Geiger Tree in Florida. Cordia sebestena tolerates drought but not frost. It can grow upto 25 to 30 feet tall. Cordia Sebestena can grow in full sun as well as partial shade. It also tolerates salty sprays hence can be planted on sea sides. Prpagation is by seeds.