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Couroupita guianensis Aubl.
Couroupita surinamensis; Couroupita guianensis var surinamensis; Couroupita venezuelensis; Couroupita idolica

Life   Plantae   Dicotyledoneae   Lecythidaceae   Couroupita

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Apidae  Apis andreniformis @ I_JSA (2)
Mycosphaerellaceae  Mycosphaerella @ BPI (1)

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Couroupita guianensis Aubl.
cannonball tree

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General Information
Symbol: COGU3
Group: Dicot
Family: Lecythidaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Tree
Native Status : PR   I
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green round image for nativity Native blue round image for introduced Introduced ocre round image for introduced and nativity Both white round image for no status Absent/Unreported
image for native, but no county data Native, No County Data image for introduced, but no county data Introduced, No County Data both introduced and native, but no county data Both, No County Data
Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   


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©Mark W. Skinner. Costa Rica, Palmar Sur. August 1980. Usage Requirements .

©Mark W. Skinner. Costa Rica, Palmar Sur. August 1980. Usage Requirements .

©Mark W. Skinner. Panama, Summit Gardens. August 25, 1981. Usage Requirements .

©Pedro Acevedo-Rodriguez. Provided by Smithsonian Institution, Department of Botany . Puerto Rico, Jardin Botanico. Usage Requirements .




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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Dilleniidae
Order Lecythidales
Family Lecythidaceae – Brazil-nut family