|Etymology||Genus||After the French Guiana common name, Kouroupitoumou|
|Species||After French Guiana|
|Synonyms||Couratari pedicellaris Rizzini, Couroupita acreensis R. Knuth, Lecythis bracteata Willd.|
|Common Names||Cannonball Tree|
|Status||Exotic: Cultivated Only|
|Native Distribution||Tropical South America|
Couroupita guianensis is cultivated tree that can be easily distinguished from the mass of straggly branches of large pink flowers and huge cannonball-like fruits at its trunk.
The Cannonball Tree planted at a residential estate.
Straggly flower and fruit bearing branches from the trunk.
The leaves are arranged spirally.
The underside of the leaves, showing its arrangement.
The large pink flowers.