Couroupita guianensis known by a variety of common names. The flowers produce two types of pollen, are born in raceme, are are at scented, fragrant night in the early morning. The tree grows upto, a height, is erect to the cylindrical, similar Cannonball tree, is found in Burma and is planted in gardens in the tropics. The seeds are dispersed by animals, are germinated within seven days. Lecythidaceae are among the spectacular plants in the world. The species are planted as a botanical curiosity in other, tropical, subtropical, botanical gardens.