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cannonball tree
Couroupita guianensis
Couroupita guianensis
cannonball tree Brazil nut Family
Couroupita guianensis Lecythidaceae
common name
  cannonball tree
accepted scientific name
  Couroupita guianensis Aubl.
rules for finding collection records
  Couroupita guianensis (22)
family name
  • Lecythidaceae
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Category: Broadleaf Trees
Flowers: Six petals
Petal colors: color color
Flower size is 4 to 5 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed 2nd week of June thru 2nd week of February
Native to South America. Planted in Hawaii.

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Accepted Scientific Name

Couroupita guianensis   Aubl.   (TSN: 506154, Index: 679)

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