Family / Families: Lecythidaceae Scientific Name(s): Couroupita guianensis Aubl.
Location(s): Mumbai, Maharashtra, India (cultivated) Entry Author(s): Daniel Mosquin
Copyright Holder(s): Dinesh Valke@Flickr
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Tags: Ericales, Lecythidaceae, via Flickr
Couroupita guianensis flower
Couroupita guianensis is commonly known as the cannonball tree; a photo of the fruit reveals why.