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Gustavia superba, leaf bottom
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Gustavia superba, leaf bottom
Couratari panamensis, leaf bottom stem
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Couratari panamensis, leaf bottom stem

Gustavia superba, leaf bottom stem
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Gustavia superba, leaf bottom stem
Careya arborea
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Careya arborea

Careya arborea
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Careya arborea
Couratari panamensis, leaves
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Couratari panamensis, leaves

Couratari panamensis, leaf top
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Couratari panamensis, leaf top
Gustavia superba, leaf top
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Gustavia superba, leaf top

Gustavia superba, fruit top
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Gustavia superba, fruit top
Gustavia superba, fruit side
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Gustavia superba, fruit side

Gustavia superba, fruit bottom
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Gustavia superba, fruit bottom
Gustavia superba, fruit cross-section
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Gustavia superba, fruit cross-section

Gustavia superba, seeds
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Gustavia superba, seeds
Couratari guianensis capsule
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Couratari guianensis capsule

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Lecythidaceae

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Couroupita guianensis , cannonball tree. Tree from Guiana with large, fragrant flowers borne on long tangled stems on main tr unk below the foliage branches. Fruits spherical, the size of cannon balls.
Lecythis minor , monkeypot nuts. Trees from South America with generally large woody (circumscissile) capsules that open with a lid to reveal large seed s ("nuts"), for example, the paradise nut is L. zabucajo . The Brazil nut is in the related genus Bertholletia .
Barringtonia asiatica , barringtonia, fish-poison tree. Handsome tree from the south Pacific with large white flowers that open in the evening and fall in the morning. The poisonous fibrous fruit contains seeds that are grated and used to catch fish by poisoning them.
Gustavia superba .
Napoleana heudelotii .

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